We Believed

Diana Shklyarov discovered what it meant to be a Jew in the Soviet Union when she was denied entrance to a prestigious university. When she and her father, a retired officer in the Soviet army, protested, they were told to apply elsewhere. The incident marked the beginning of her growing lack of trust in the Soviet Union’s communist regime.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "We Believed." (Viewed on May 26, 2022) <https://jwa.org/media/we-believed>.


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