Danish wife of a Russian Cossack

As the second wife of Life-Cossack Yaschik, the Danish Agnes Aabrink met her future to be husband visiting a friend employed at Hvidøre. It was love at first sight. The Two were married in 1925 at the Russian Church Aleksander Nevskij in Copenhagen and the wedding feast took place at Hvidøre with the blessings of the Empress. At the orthodoks christening, she took the name Nina. Here she is, wearing Yaschiks uniform. From Yaschiks´private family album © Private collection