Most Americans would probably be surprised to hear that there is a Korean diaspora in the former Soviet nations of Central Asia. The origin of this surprising fact lies in the inhuman deportation policies of Joseph Stalin. And as unusual as the topic of Koreans in Russia and the Soviet Union may sound to unaccustomed ears, the story reveals a lot about whether the USSR was able to practice what it termed “real socialism”—that is, whether it was able to judge its citizens by their political and class consciousness without any taint of racism.
The story of the Koreans of the …read more
Source: Victims of Communism