Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Kuban Cossacks in USA Commemorate World War II Massacre

This past Sunday the Lienz Tragedy, when 20,000 Kuban Cossacks were rounded up and handed over to the Soviet Union for execution following World War II, was commemorated by Russian Orthodox clergy and Kuban Cossacks visiting the Russian cemetery in Jackson, New Jersey, with a memorial. The ataman of the Kuban Cossacks living abroad was in attendance and spoke about the massacre following the memorial. More here.

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