Memorial Meeting on the Elbe in Oregon State

The Secretary of the Cossack Congress in America for the West Coast of the U.S. Yuri Antonov, attended the commemoration of Elbe day. Elbe day commemorates when on April 25, 1945 the US troops met with the Soviet solders in World War II outside of Torgau Germany, which marked an important step towards the end of World War II and Nazi Germany. Many Cossacks died in World War II on both sides of the front, and therefor, Secretary Yuri Antonov attend the commemoration and spent some time with the Veterans of both US and Russian Veterans. The commemoration was also attended by Mayor Beaverton.

Vice Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America attened the Easter Celebration Dinner in New York City

Vice Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America for the territory of the United States of America Alexey Bocharnikov attended the Easter Celebration Dinner in the Russian Federation Consulate in New York City, New York. Vice Ataman Alexey shared the resurrection of Christ our Savior, and bright Pasha with the Bishop of the patriarchal parishes in the United States, and congratulated him from all of the Cossacks of the Cossack Congress in America.


Dear brother Cossacks!

Cossack Stanitsa in the Name of Ataman Kaledina held an administrative meeting

The All Cossack Stanitsa in the Name of Ataman Kaledina, Montreal, Canada, held its administrative meeting on Saturday March 28th 2015. The meeting discussed its internal Stanitsa topics, as well as reviewed the Small Congress agenda.They will allow sometime for all of the Small Congress material to be reviewed by all members of the stanitsa and will submit their results along with votes by the end of April.

Vice Ataman Ruslan Dimitrov to attend the May 2nd Sherimitsi

Vice Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America for the territory of Canada will be attending the May 2nd Sherimitsi. The annual Cossack Sherimitsi will be held on the territory of the Monastery Chapel Tracts nears Stanitsa Starocherkasskaya. Following the Sherimitsi, Vice Ataman Ruslan Dimitorv will attend a historical conference dedicated to the Cossack history, which will be hosted on the same day in the same Stanitsa.

Conference of Cossack history, culture, and traditions to be held on May 2nd, 2015

On May 2nd, the Federation of National Cossack Games, will be hosting the Saint George Sherimitsi in the Stanitsa Starocherkask. In addition, a conference will also be held on the same day following the sherimitsi which will be pertain to the Cossack culture, history, and traditions. From an informational letter which was earlier posted online, the Conference will include the following topics.

• The culture of the Don Cossacks
• The spiritual and materialistic culture of the Cossacks.
• Traditions of the Cossacks
• Various historical weapons of the Cossacks.

Small Congress of the Cossack Congress in America will begin on March 15th, 2015

The Small Congress on the Cossack Congress in America will begin on March 15th, 2015 and conclude on May 3rd, 2015. During this time, each member organization will be able to review the current works of the elected Ataman, and the two vice Atamans, and provide feedback in order to ensure success through the next annual Congress of 2015. In addition, the member organizations will establish the location of the next annual Cossack Congress in America, and vote on certain topics which can not be decided on by the Ataman's council.

Educational Outreach Team held a meeting on February 28th, 2015

On February 28th, The Cossack Congress in America Educational Outreach team held a meeting to discuss the progress on the Cossack history presentation, to be presented in a university in the fall academic semester, as well as discuss the possibility of participating in Saint Vladimir'a celebration in July 2015. The team has prepared certain ideas, and has presented these ideas to the Saint Vladimir's day committee for approval. The team will meet again on Saturday March 14th, 2015.

All Cossack Stanitsa of Colombia

Cossacks living in Colombia have gathered together and established an All Cossack Stanitsa!
Their goal is to unite ethnic Cossacks and to upkeep the history, traditions, and culture of their ancestors. The Stanitsa is also open in helping support brother Cossacks, and will work hard to keep the unity of our people strong. The Stanitsa will engage in various Cossack activities throughout the year.

You can contact the All Cossack Stanitsa of Colombia by sending an email to