Stories of change

Tengiz Gualli (Akhmedov): “Old documents or database were missing, stolen or burned”

“One significant moment that really changed my life somehow was when I was allowed to change my (Russian) sir name into my original sir name. And I figured out that this was very complicated and very odd. It’s actually not possible because of all these old documents and database, that was somehow the prove of the …

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Maryna Minova: “Open borders and international cooperations are possible now”

“When I was a student in the educational system of the Sowjet Union there was one situation. And Belarus was part of the Sowjet Union. And now our Country is an independent state. And there are a lot of changes in our life and in my personal life, too. For example the open borders and …

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Daniela Gologan: “Now it’s more material”

“I realized that something was changing when I went to the lyceum. Because it was a period when US series appeared about boys and girls, about how to dress, about the smartphones, about the relation between girls and boys. In that moment I realized that something has changed. Something is different now. Because when I …

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Tatiana Zhurzhenko: “It was a moment of great uncertainty”

“One moment was of course the August putsch in Moscow. And it was a moment of great incertainty. We were very young, we were students and didn’t know how the situation will develop. I think because we were very young we were not very afraid. And the second moment was when Yeltsin shot the Russian parliament. …

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