||Spas is a hand-to-hand Cossack fighting style and since 2010 a nationally recognised sport in Ukraine.Techniques are designed to efficiently neutralize the opponent.|
|The Ukrainian Spas Federation and its president Oleksandr Prytula are responsible for spas’s national popularity and spread (Wikipedia, n.d.).|
“The XXIII International Festival of National Military and Traditional Cultures "Kazatsky Spas" of Anatoly Yermak” took place in August 2019, it’s a festival of national sports where spas was demonstrated as well (UA Destination 2019; Ancient Kyiv 2019).
||- Ukrainian Spas Federation|
||- UA Destination. (2019). “’Cossack Spas’ festival will take place in August”, UA Destination.|
- Acient Kyiv. (2019). “United Festival of National Sports ‘Cossack Spas’”, Ancient Kyiv. in the Principality of Kyivan Rus.