PASTOR PETER KULAKOV
Peter Kulakov is a Television Evangelist, founding director of the first Christian Media Center in the former Soviet Union, Pastor of the Ooltewah Adventist Church, and overseas missionary. He was born in Kokand, Uzbekistan and raised in central Russia.
In 1990, at the age of 26, Kulakov was the first Christian to appear live regularly on two national communist radio networks, blanketing 11 time zones with 900 FM stations. Moscow State University research showed the Voice of Hope radio program as the most popular among all the other religious broadcasts.
In 2005 Peter Kulakov founded the Light of Hope International Television Ministry to reach out to Russian-speaking people from countries of the former Soviet Union.