Monthly Archives: December 2014

The day before deportation

Another narrator from Do Not Avenge Us, the book in process of translation for Reflection Publishing, is Teodosia Cosmin. This story is of the day before deportation. It was the year of 1949, after the great famine orchestrated by the Bolsheviks … Continue reading

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The Nazis and the Bolsheviks

During the WWII, Bessarabia had experienced both the Nazi and the Bolshevik troops. Ion Moraru, one of the narrators from Do Not Avenge Us, was a child when the German troops were crossing Bessarabia toward the front with the Russians. Later, when the Bolsheviks … Continue reading

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A love story

Do Not Avenge Us, the volume about the suffering of Romanians in Bessarabia, is not only a testimony of the horrors brought upon Bessarabia by the Bolshevik occupation. It is also a story about life, about the beauty of moments lived … Continue reading

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A Poem From Siberia

  One of the stories in Do Not Avenge Us is written by Galina Baranovski Sapovalova. She gives us a poem that her mother wrote while she was in Siberia, deported with her children after her husband was murdered by the … Continue reading

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Do Not Avenge Us

I am currently translating the book: Do Not Avenge Us: Testimonials about the Suffering of Romanians in Bessarabia (Sa nu ne razbunati: Marturii despre suferintele romanilor din Basarabia). Reflection Publishing has agreed to publish the book. It is the publishing house that also … Continue reading

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