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HIAS preserves the stories of those who emigrated from the Soviet Union, the FSU, and other countries to provide insight into the struggles of generations of immigrants who now call America home. Contribute to this archive—be part of history—by telling your story now.

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Станция Чоп

Posted by Yuzef Bronfman on 01/18/13 at 11:23 am

"На эк­ра­не – гео­гра­фи­че­ская кар­та. Ви­ден же­лез­но­до­рож­ный путь, со­еди­няю­щий Одес­су с Кие­вом, Ки­ев –  со Льво­вом, Львов – с Уж­го­ро­дом. Не­да­ле­ко от Уж­го­ро­да, в 25 ки­ло­мет­рах от не­го, – по­гра­нич­ная ...

My Road to Freedom

Posted by Vladimir Bychkov on 01/15/13 at 5:04 pm

       In 1959, an American Exhibition was opened in Moscow. I am a young physician, a pathologist at the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In the book section of the ...

Сто Долларов Чаевых.

Posted by HIAS on 01/13/13 at 1:31 pm

И такое было. Почти анекдот. Случай довольно простой и смешной....

Saviour in the country of dreams

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Posted by Erich Makarov on 01/09/13 at 7:49 pm

My life was filled with so many bittersweet events, yet I pray in thanks every day for what I have and for my dear son, Oleshka. My story begins with ...

An Unexpected Destination

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Posted by Dina Kaganer on 01/06/13 at 6:24 pm

My grandparents were born in Former USSR, grew up in Leningrad, and eventually left Leningrad in 1989. Before they left Russia, Victor, my grandfather, had been working at a military ...

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