Red Girl on the Steppes – Chapter 2

Growing up behind the iron curtain – a serialised story of childhood

There were not many Latvians who lived in Kazakhstan. It didn’t really matter because we were all the Soviet Union, and the Kazakhs were used to gulags on their territory, and sudden influxes of removed people from other parts of the country. There were Russians, Volga Germans, Greeks, Koreans, Crimean Tatars and many other nationalities who were forced to move to the country in the 1940s, yet the Muslim Kazakhs remained a kind and hospitable people.


5 thoughts on “Red Girl on the Steppes – Chapter 2

  1. Tatsat

    I am not buying one till you promise to autograph it ( meaning thereby, fly down here ) πŸ˜€

    I will wait for few more parts before saying anything.


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