Former Crimean Man Becomes a Naturalized Citizen

From Crimea to Nickelsville, one college athlete and new business owner has had an interesting and long journey to citizenship. Oleg Kopychenko was born in Crimea, the only child of Oleg and Alexandra Kopychenko. After 10 years of living in Southwest Virginia, he officially became a United States citizen during a nationalization ceremony held Aug. 11 in Roanoke. The Republic […]

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