Koreans are one of the first peoples to be deported and forcibly resettled in Central Asia and Kazakhstan.
“Are there any Japanese spies among you?” And then we have the Far East here! – the security officers explained.
It was hard to come up with a bigger insult for Koreans! Indeed, many Koreans found themselves in Russia precisely because they fled from the Japanese invaders, back in the early 20th century. And now – Russia has accepted, people have just settled down, a quarter of a century has passed and that’s all – drop it, leave it, and let’s go to Central Asia.
But in Central Asia, the Koreans did not disappear! Thanks to their sharpness, enormous industriousness and tough patriarchy within society, the Koreans in thirty years have become, perhaps, the richest ethnic Continue reading