All Cossack Stanitsa Nikolskaya to hold Krug on December 14th, 2014

Ataman of the all Cossack Stanitsa Nikolskaya Konstantin Samokhin has announced a Stanitsa Krug to be held in Saint Nicholas church, Chester, Pennsylvania. The krug will review the current works of the elected Ataman of the Stanitsa for the past four years, and decide on a plan of events for the following year of 2015 in which all Cossacks of the Stanitsa can engage in.

Georgy Borisevitch Popoff reposed in the lord on November 24,2014

Georgy Borisevitch Popoff was born in Russia on Feburary 25, 1920. Throughout his life, Georgy has done much for the Cossacks. He was a member of the Leibgard Cossack Polk, and also a member of the Union of Cossacks which was founded in 1924 by Ataman Bogaievksy. Georgy was also a former Honorary Counsel of France in La Spezia.

Memory Eternal!

Edward Daniel Clarke's first impression of the Don Cossacks in the 18th Century

There is something extremely martial, and even intimidating, in the first appearance of a Cossack. His dignified and majestic look; his tall elevated brows and dark mustaches; his tall helmet of black wool, terminated by a crimson sack, with its plume, laced festoon, and white cockade; his upright posture; and ease and elegance of his gait—give him an air of great importance. We found them in considerable number at Kasankaia, lounging about their houses, and conversing in such large parties, that it seemed as if we were entering their capital.

Were the Cossacks a social estate class? By Alexander Piven Cossack historian.

In the modern day there is much mention of Russian and Ukrainian history, but genuine Cossack history seems to be of limited interest among historians. This lack of interest allows Russian historians such as Ilovaisky, Platonov, and others, to publish conclusions of Cossack history, which is then accepted as genuine Cossack History. Thus, people tend to believe that Cossacks are a social estate class.

Media office of the Eastern American Diocese: Video of Metropolitan Hilarion's 30th Anniversary of Episcopal Consecration and 80th Year Anniversary of the founding of the Eastern American Diocese

The Media office of the Eastern America Diocese has released the video from the celebratory Divine Liturgy of Metropolitan Hilarion's 30th Anniversary of Episcopal Consecration and 80th Year Anniversary of the founding of the Eastern American Diocese.

Click here for original article on the Cossack Congress in America website.

Click here for the original article on the Eastern American Diocese website.

Delegation of the Cossack Congress in America attended Divine Liturgy in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Metropolitan Hilarion's episcopal consecration and 80th anniversary of the founding of the Eastern American Diocese.

A delegation of the Cossack Congress in America attended divine liturgy celebrating the 30th anniversary of Metropolitan Hilarion and the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Eastern American Diocese in Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Diocesan Center, Howell, New Jersey. The Cossacks partook in the procession and stood guard at the wonderworking Kursk Root and myrrh-streaming Iveron-Montreal "Hawaiian" Icons of the Mother of God.

The Cossack Family Burov and Their History.

Unfortunately, there is very little mention today of the Cossack Family Burov. Even after all they had to overcome in the Russian Revolution, the Burov family history is still unknown by most.

All Cossack Stanitsa Nikolskaya Church of Saint Nicholas Acquired Holy Relics

In the All Cossack Stanitsa Nikolskaya, the church of Saint Nicholas in Chester, Pennsylvania has acquired the holy relics of Saint Nicholas the miracle worker, and of Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian. The relics will permanently remain in the church, and all Cossacks, parishioners and guests are invited to venerate the relics. More information can be found at the parish website here.

St. Nicholas Church in Red Bank, NJ Has Been Closed

Saint Nicholas Church in Red Bank, New Jersey founded in 1950 by the Kuban Cossacks has been closed. The official statement regarding the closing of the church can be found here.

Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America visited Paris

Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America visited France, saw the Leibgard Cossacks museum, and had an opportunity to talk to the Cossack organizations in France.