July 01, 2006

A Modern Cossack in Revolutionary Clothing

Vladimir Alexandrovich Yakovenko is deputy ataman of the Eastern Cossack District, head of the legal department of the Eastern District, and a military elder. He is also a member of the Rostov Regional Collegium of Lawyers.

Russian Life: Vladimir Alexandrovich, why did you become a Cossack?

Vladimir Yakovenko: My blood speaks very strongly to me. I consider myself 100 percent Cossack.

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