Glückstal Colonies Research Association MVD Extractions
The GCRA MVD (Ministry of Internal Affairs) Extractions are now available on the Glückstal Colonies Research Association's 2021 Data Drive. See Store for purchase options.
The "MVD File Extractions Concerning Individuals/Families Who Were Relocated During the Repression Years" is a collection of extracted and translated records of those who remained in Russia after the Russian Revolution who were later required to relocate to other areas of Russia. The “specially resettled” is the category of those who were deported/exiled “en masse” from their places of permanent residence, deprived of property, and sent to special resettlements situated in remote regions of the USSR for compulsory labor.
GCRA contracted a team in Ukraine to obtain, extract, and translate the material. Individuals and families included were from Glückstal, Hoffnungstal, Beresan, Liebental and a few from Kutschurgan. Included are the following:
Page last updated 5 March 2022