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  • COSSACKS in NJ WAGING HISTORICAL BATTLE; Two enclaves fight over fate of priceless relics

    11/25/2005 4:29:43 PM PST · by Coleus · 8 replies · 3,510+ views
    COSSACKS WAGING HISTORICAL BATTLE; Two aging and dwindling enclaves fight over fate of priceless relics They were Cossacks. For more than half a century, almost nobody paid attention to New Kuban, a refuge for a people with nowhere else to go. Following World War II, some 300 displaced Cossacks - targeted for extinction by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin - created the 814-acre village in western Atlantic County. There, they laid low and remembered what was. They became guardians of precious artifacts sent from other Cossacks-in-hiding from as far as Australia and China. They preserved the past. Now Russia wants it...