By Barbara Alpern Engel, Anastasia Posadskaya-Vanderbeck
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And there I got a bowl of soup. You mean those who were registered at the labor exchange were fed for nothing? That’s right; they had a soup kitchen there. And just when it seemed we had almost gotten on our feet—one sister had gotten married, then another sister got married, and I was registered at the labor exchange—and were close to becoming “normal” people again, my older sister made friends with a girl who was a member of the Komsomol. And my sister . . You can imagine the rest. They were on good terms, and most likely my sister told her what had happened to us, that we had been driven out of our village.
The decree required that all citizens over the age of sixteen and living in cities have passports issued by the local police. “Hidden kulaks” were not supposed to receive passports. People living outside of urban areas were not supposed to receive them either, which made it difficult (although not impossible) for peasants to leave their villages. 12. Residents in a large city were required to have a permit stamped on their passport. Without it they could not live in the city. In the interview, Dubova continued to use the words “we” and “us,” as if she suffered along with her family, when in fact she remained in Moscow, as she herself made clear.
It was only after the war that he turned up again. And when he did, he was already an old man. They had given him twenty-five years, and where hadn’t he been in those twenty-five years. You understand? ” That’s what he said. ” In spite of everything, he excused Stalin. And he said: “I went through so many camps, and in every one of them I would ask that at least they read out the sentence, tell me what I was in for and for how many years. And every time they answered, That isn’t any of our business; we don’t know.
A Revolution of Their Own: Voices of Women in Soviet History by Barbara Alpern Engel, Anastasia Posadskaya-Vanderbeck