The Mid Year Small Congress is in effect until July 29th

Eternal Memory to Andrei Georgijevich Lavrenenko

Last week the Cossacks lost Andrei Georgijevich Lavrenenko who reposed in the lord. Our thoughts and prayers to Andrei's family. Eternal Memory!

Cossack Dimitri Bagaydin Baptised in Stanitsa Nikolskaya

On December 28th, 2014 Dimitri, an Ural Cossack was baptised in the Saint Nicholas Church of Stantisa Nikolskaya. Dimitri was baptised with the namesday of Dimitri Donskoy. Dimitri, was also recently elected by the Stantisa Krug, which was held on December 14th, into the role of Vice Ataman of the Stantisa. We congratulate Dimtiri with this bright day, and wish him many years!

Vice Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America for territory of Canada Ruslan Dimitrov attended Saint Herman's Youth Conference opening.

On December 24, 2014, Vice Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America for the territory of Canada Ruslan Dimitrov attended the opening ceremony and events for the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Saint Herman's Youth Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ruslan had spoken to the conference officials, and has further established a link between the youth communities and the Cossack Congress in America.

Happy Birthday to Vice Ataman of Stanitsa Nikolskaya Dimitri Bagaydin

December 24th is the birthday of Dimitri Bagaydin. Dimitri has been recently elected vice ataman of the All Cossack Stanitsa Nikolskaya. We wish him happy birthday and many years!

Edward Daniel Clarke writes about his experience with Don Cossacks in the first Stanitsa he visited in the Don Country

One evil consequence, which‘ arises from attention paid to tales of danger (Stereotypes), is the habit it occasions of putting false re presentations even on the most harmless and trivial incidents. The first night of our residence among the Cossacks, we were full of idle fancies. The ataman was intoxicated, and, accompanied by his wife, set off into the country, leaving us in possession of his house.

Saint Nicholas The Wonderwoker

December 19th is the feast day of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker!
We congratulate all Cossacks whose names day is celebrated on this day!

All Cossack Stanitsa Nikolskaya held their administrative krug on December 14, 2014

On December 14, 2014 the Cossacks of Stanitsa Nikolskaya gathered together for divine liturgy and following service held their administrative krug of 2014. The krug started with a prayer, and continued with the report of Ataman Konstantin Samokhin, who served his term of four years from 2010. The Cossacks of the Stanitsa accepted Ataman's work and proceeded with the elections for term of 2014-2018. The Cossacks debated the positions and have voted in Konstantin Samokhin as Ataman of the Stanitsa and Dimitry Bagaydin as Vice Ataman of the Stanitsa.

Cossacks Go Horseback Riding in New Jersey!

It's In Our Hands Article by Temerev.

The efforts of Cossack national activists are aimed at restoring the rights of our people and have a long history. It is therefore unclear how much longer we are able to fight. At the very top of the Cossack elite, there is a saying that is best described as “Do not give into anything that is not Cossack!” They believe the recognition of the Cossacks as independent people, will lead to adverse political consequences, at the same time, no recognition will pose no threat.

Many Years to the Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America Iegor Brun de Saint Hippolyte!

The Cossacks organizations, stanitsi, and communities of the Congress would like to congratulate Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America Iegor Brun de Saint Hippolyte with his birthday today! We all wish you wisdom, health, and many years!