Welcome

  • Posted by user
  • On February 27, 2018
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  • archives, Belarus, Galicia, Genealogy, Jewish, Kiev, Lviv, Odessa, Russia, Russian Family History, Russian Genealogist, Russian Genealogy, Ukraine, WWII
Thank you for coming to our web site.  We are the small team of genealogists and archival researchers specializing in Ukrainian, Jewish, Russian, Polish and other Eastern European family history. We are based in Russia, Ukraine and Poland. (read more) We visit different archives every week. Please browse our blog entries below for more details. […]
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China research, Russian Spies

  • Posted by user
  • On February 25, 2018
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  • 1931, China, espionnage, harbin, IKKI, Noulens, OMS, Russia, Russian Genealogy, shanghai, spy, WWII
Were you relatives in China (Shanghai, Harbin, Hong Kong) in 1900-1950? This is the 1931 passport photo of Russian spies in China. We found this child alive in Moscow in 2010. If you missed your relatives in Chinese turmoil, we can help to find them, trace their ancestors or find their descendants. We work even […]
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Polish Research Discount

  • Posted by user
  • On February 23, 2018
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  • Archive, Galicia, Genealogy, Poland, Polish Family History, Polska, Research, Ukraine
We can help you with your Polish research. Missing relatives with Polish surnames? Old handwriting only grandma could read? We are a small and determined team which does online and field research in Poland and Ukraine, visiting archives, libraries, offices, talking to old people in villages — all to find your missing ancestral links. We […]
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Tubabao photos 3/3

  • Posted by user
  • On February 17, 2018
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  • archives, China, Philippines, pictures, Russia, Russian Family History, Russian Genealogist, Russian Genealogy, tubabao, WWII
This is the last post with images found in the US National archives. They are much more optimistic than the previous batch describing the typhoon damage. It shows “Humanity Calls”, the US non-profit which took a great effort to get those Russians from this remote island. There are also photos of US Senator William F. […]
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Tubabao Photos part 2/3

  • Posted by user
  • On February 13, 2018
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  • archives, China, Genealogy, Philippines, Russian Empire, Russian Family History, Russian Genealogist, shanghai, tubabao, work, WWII
While researching in College Park MD archive we found the unopened pack of photos, with the accompanying letter saying Transmitted herewith are sixty-four pictures which are self-explanatory of conditions at the United Nations Evacuation Cemter on Tubabao Island signed by James E Henderson, American Consul General Those documents are of the few describing Russian Reefugee […]
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We need your help

  • Posted by user
  • On February 9, 2018
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We are looking for information to solve the puzzle of the Russian family which spent some time in Slovenia during WW2 then joined the Русский Корпус and then moved with the majority of this detachment to Paterson NJ, changing their identities in the process. If you know someone who might have the knowledge of “korpusnik” […]
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Tubabao. Introduction.

  • Posted by user
  • On January 29, 2018
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#Russian #Refugees. It was a forgotten story, 5000 Russians spend several years on the #Phillippines island Tubabao  in 1949-1953 (more details in Russian here). “What do I get today?” asks this small boy looking into his daily food ration. We have found a small trove of unknown photos in the US National Archive (College Park, […]
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Top Secret Info? No problems!

  • Posted by user
  • On January 20, 2018
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  • archives, bureaucracy, pictures, rules, Russian Family History, Russian Genealogist, WWII
Did you ever found that documents about your family history are “Confidential” or “Classified”? Does it means you have no chances to see it? Definitely NO. During last month we have reviewed documents like the one above in US, UK and Russian archives, were able to remove classification in UK file we needed, filed a […]
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New Book Published

  • Posted by user
  • On January 10, 2018
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  • books, China, Russian Empire, Russian Genealogist, Russian Genealogy, WWII
We have a small addition to our large index of Russians in China. The complete transcript of applications for the positions in the Russian Regiments in Shanghai in 1930s-1940s ( Russians in China. Shanghai D-917 Police Applicants: 1930-1942 ISBN: 978-1936531165) is published and available on Amazon and all major booksellers. It contains detailed biographies (in English) […]
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Where in the world is your family history?

  • Posted by user
  • On January 8, 2018
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  • archives, Genealogy, Kiev, Russia, Russian Genealogist, WWII
Last week we continued to work on the complicated case of WW2 displaced persons. We searched in US National Archives, US, in St Petersburg Historical archive, Russia, in Chernigov regional archive, Ukraine. Small pieces of complicated puzzle we have on hand start to group into something meaningful, and we hope we will be able to […]
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