Well, at first my father was a bachelor. They were three of Kryptsy, in 1917 they went together with Lenin. My father told me how it had happened. So during the day they used to be at the bog land, …
Researcher: Natalya Ivaschenko, PhD (Historical Sciences), associated professor at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Kseniya Adasik, Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno
Was your father off to the front during the war?
He was linked with the partisans. When he came home to take some food, to his sister’s house near the forest, their neighbors squeal on him. He …
My father was a Lithuanian, my mother was a local. Father came here in 1934. Mother lived permanently here. My mother could speak the Jewish language.
Where did she learn it?
When she was twelve …
My father was a commandant of the Red Army. And who was he when he started his adult life? He was a swineherd. He worked for a land lord in village Ligaty near Kobrin, Brest Oblast. You see. Father …
We managed to move from Vladzivastok during the War. My sister was born in 1937 and I was born in 1939. And about 1942–1943, probably in 1942 we moved from Vladzivastok. We told our father that …
Researcher: Kseniya Adasik,Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno
What are your first childhood memories?
I can tell you about my first childhood memories now.
I have difficult memories. When I was 10 I was left fatherless. After Kirov was killed …
Researcher: Natalja Ivashchanka, Svetlana Silava, Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno
And did your father tell you how he lived before the Revolution?
Yes, he told me that they were left alone when they were small. Their parents died. The elder brother brought them up. They were ff& …
Researcher: Олег Коляго, старший преподаватель, ГрГУ им. Я. Купалы
What were the names of your mother and father?
Mother’s name was Basya Konovna Liberman. Father’s name is Shulman Davyd Aronovich.
How many children did you have in the family?
Researcher: Наталья Иващенко, кандидат исторических наук, ГрГУ им. Я. Купалы, Светлана Силова, кандидат исторических наук, доцент, ГрГУ им. Я. Купалы
Where are you from?
I am from Navagrudzki region, from village Orkavichy... There lived our grandparents and great grandparents, so in general, the whole our family comes from this place, all …
Researcher: Наталья Иващенко, кандидат исторических наук, ГрГУ им. Я. Купалы, Ксения Адасик, ГрГУ им. Я. Купалы
Well then, in the year of thirty two, in 1932, we moved from Siberia to the Southern Urals. To the town of Kapeisk. It is, well, the town of miners. It is a very famous town, of course, but …
Researcher: Наталья Иващенко, кандидат исторических наук ГрГУ им. Я. Купалы, Ксения Адасик, ГрГУ им. Я. Купалы