Tag: Sanal Kuvakov

Buddhist Cossacks to Restore Tsarist-Era Unit to Fight in Ukraine

August 28, 2014

Staunton, August 28 – The traditionally Buddhist Kalmyks and ethnic Russians living among them have already sent numerous volunteers to fight for pro-Moscow groups in Ukraine, but now they propose to create an international Dzhungarian Regiment within the National Cossack Guard. As Kalmyk political expert Sanal Kuvakov told Nezavisimaya Gazeta’s Andrey Serenko, the tsarist-era “80th […]