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Thursday, June 12, 2014
In autumn 1937 Adel’ Zagurskaia and her brother were sent to an orphanage after their mother was arrested as a wife of the “enemy of the people” and deported from Shetivka Hmelnitsk region to Siberia. In this testimony clip, Adel' remembers receiving a letter from her mother after she was imprisoned.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
English Translation of testimony clip: “The February Revolution, - that’s how I perceived it being a girl, - was a celebration. It was a fraternization! It was a jubilation! The bonds of an old order were broken: [before] you were not allowed to do this and that. If you were a nobleman, you were allowed to do everything, but if you were a burgess, you were deprived of everything. There were a lot of ties and bonds. But [the Revolution], it was such a liberation and joy! [People] were fraternizing!”