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Date: 5 months ago   Category: Science

"Exemplary Soviet citizens": what role in the history of Russia was played by Volga German — RT in Russian

On October 19, 1918 the Autonomous region of Germans of the Volga region transformed over time to the autonomous republic has been created. It was mainly inhabited by descendants of the German settlers who have arrived to Russia at Catherine II. Consider three centuries of stay in the country Volga German have experienced a set of difficulties, including hunger, deportation and repressions. However despite it, they kept loyalty of Russia, battling in days of the Great Patriotic War against Nazis and working in the back. Experts note that today the Russian German community isn't so numerous as 30 years ago, but it continues to play an important role in strengthening of ties between Moscow and Berlin.


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