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Cossacks at commemorative events near Saur-Mogila Monument

May 10, 2011: May 6-7, 2011 Don Cossacks of the Taganrog District headed by Ataman Colonel Alexander Shepelenko participated in the commemorative events at the memorial Saur-Mogila (Saur Tomb) in the Ukraine, dedicated to the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945.

Members of Russian Orthodox military patriotic club "Peresvet" of the Cossack quick reaction regiment KOBR, the representatives of Rostov Oblast Government and Taganrog City Hall took part in the trip.

At the memorial Saur-Mogila the solemn public worship, sermon and joint gathering of Don Cossacks from Taganrog, Don Cossacks from Ukraine, Ukrainian Cossacks from the sister-city Khartsyzsk, headed by Ataman Boris Berkovich and Zaporozhian Cossacks were held. After the event all participants were treated with kulesh - traditional food of Cossacks' field cuisine.