On This Day In History - Don Cossack Kuzma Kryuchkov First Recipient Of The Saint George Cross of World War I

The name of Kuzma Kryuchkov was known throughout the Peoples of the Russian Empire. Kryuchkov, a Don Cossack, had his portrait on posters, cigarette packs, and even postcards, depicting his acts of bravery. The newspapers and magazines all wrote about the Cossack who was victorious in the first days of the War in battle against German cavalry near the Polish town of Kawaria.

All Cossack Stanitsa In the Name of Ataman Kaledin

On Saturday July 25th, 2015 the All Cossack Stanitsa In the Name of Ataman Kaledin held their annual picnic in the the town Rawdon, North of Montreal. Rawdon is known for its population of white immigrants, with Cossacks being among them.

Open Letter to the 57th Annual Captive Nations Week

To the 57th Annual Captive Nations Participants,

Stanitsa Nikolskaya Cossacks at the Shooting Range

Ataman of Stanitsa Nikolskaya Dimitry Bagaydin, organized a trip to the shooting range on June 28th, 2015. The Cossacks spent the day shooting historical, and modern firearms. As Ataman Dimitiry mentioned" Apart from the renovation of the Church hall, I organize events in which all Cossacks are able to participate in. A trip to the shooting range is just the beginning." The Cossacks of Stanitsa Nikolskaya have already made future arrangements for a camping event in the Poconos, and horse riding.

Stanitsa Nikolskaya Church Hall Renovation Continues

On June 20th, 2015 a group of Cossacks of Stanitsa Nikolskaya continued the work for renovation of the church hall. Ataman of Stanitsa Nikolskaya Dimitry Bagaydin has taken responsibility of overseeing the renovation personally, and has agreed to stick to the plan as set forth by the administrative krug from the previous week. So far, the renovation is on schedule and is planned to be completed in mid September, which is on time for the 6th Annual Cossack Congress in America set for October 3rd.

Cossack Congress in America is now accepting donations over the internet!

The Cossack Congress in America is now accepting donations over the internet. The Cossack Congress in America is a nonprofit organization, meaning that our funds come directly from ordinary people such as yourself. All donations are extremely important, and are used to ensure our further success. Such donations will help our educational committee who is currently working extremely hard on Cossack History, and developing presentations to be presented at Universities around the United States. Your donation are a great help!

Stanitsa Nikolskaya Administrative Krug

On June 14th, 2015 Stanitsa Nikolskaya held their administrative Krug. The krug began with a prayer, followed by a word from Ataman of the Stanitsi, Konstantin Samokhin, who asked the Krug to relieve him of his position due to personal reasons. Konstantin has been Ataman since December of 2011. Following Konstantins resignation, the Krug elected Dimitry Bagaydin as Ataman of Stanitsa Nikolskaya, and Vice Ataman Anatoliy Vyshnevetskiy, both of whom are currently leading the renovation of the church hall.

Victims of Communism memorial foundation's 8th Annual Roll Call of Nations

The Victims of Communism memorial foundation held it's 8th annual roll call of nations wreath laying ceremony and presentation of the Truman-Reagan medal of freedom. Recipients of the medal of freedom were Alexander Podrabinek of Russia, and Guillermo Fariñas of Cuba. The memorial itself was dedicated to honor every victim of Communism by an act of Congress in 1993.

Massacre of Cossacks in Lienz Memorial at St. John the Baptist Cossack Chapel in New Jersey

On June 7th, Cossacks gathered to commemorate the 70th year anniversary of the Massacre of Cossacks at Lienz at Saint John the Baptist Chapel in New Jersey. Memorial service was led by Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov (pastor emeritus of St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ) was co-served by Eastern American Diocesan secretary Archpriest Serge Lukianov (chaplain of the Kuban Cossack Voisko Abroad), Archpriest Alexey Bocharnikov (chaplain of the Cossack Congress in America), Archpriest Boris Slootsky, Protodeacon Leonid Roschko, and Deacon Paul Drozdowski (clerics of St.

Cossack Community in California 1950s

In the 20th Century, Cossacks immigrated all around the world, and the United States had it's share of Cossack communities from one coast to the other. American-Cossack Communities can still be found today, and majority have been united under the Cossack Congress in America. However, some today are only known by name, as many of the founders and members of these communities have passed away, or moved to a different state. Yet, their memories live on, and so we are happy to share the small Cossack community from Glendora, California.

According to Don Cossack Fr Sergei Overt: