Monday, July 30, 2018

Fact of the Day: Soviet German Finns

Since the Soviet Union relied very little on international trade especially in its early days, they were one of the few spots in the world where they were not negatively affected by the Great Depression. Many immigrated during this time (mainly from Germany and Finland) but the Soviet leadership eventually turned on many of these immigrants by sending them to Siberia and having their Russian-born children sent to an orphanage.