Memorial Service and Opening of Cossack Chapel in Lienz Austria

2015 marks the 70th year anniversary of the Cossack Massacre in Lienz, Austria following the end of World War II. The construction of the memorial Cossack chapel was finished on time and its consecration occurred on the occasion of the commemoration. Cossacks from all over the world gathered in Austria for the ceremony including Cossacks from Northern America. Vladimir Boldereff, from the Stanitsa named after Ataman Kaledin, Montreal, Canada was the representative of the Cossack Congress in America. Ataman Alexander Pevnev of the Kuban Cossacks Abroad was also present at the commemoration.