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Silence Was SalvationChild Survivors of Stalin's Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union$
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Cathy A Frierson

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780300179453

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300179453.001.0001

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“Silence was salvation. That’s what I knew”

“Silence was salvation. That’s what I knew”

Irina Andreevna Dubrovina

Kotlas

July 9, 2005

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(p.117) Chapter Five “Silence was salvation. That’s what I knew”
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Silence Was Salvation
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Cathy A. Frierson

, Elena Vetrova
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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300179453.003.0005

This chapter describes the account of Irina Andreevna Dubrovina after the arrest of her father in 1938. Irina's father, Andrei Matveev, had been an elected delegate of the Socialist Revolutionary (SR) Party to the Constituent Assembly in January 1918. In 1938, the Soviet government arrested Andrei. Irina, together with her mother and her sister was exiled for being untrustworthy “relatives of an enemy of the people”. Upon Andrei's release from the Gulag installation in Vorkuta, Irina and her mother joined him there where he had decided to remain as a contract laborer. Dubrovina eventually graduated as a chemistry teacher in Kotlas.

Keywords:   Irina Andreevna Dubrovina, Andrei Matveev, Gulag, Socialist Revolutionary Party, Vorkuta

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