First Person: Life In Russia As A Non-Russian Child

Aida Kasymalieva reports from Moscow for RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service. This summer, she brought her 5-year-old daughter, Bermet, to Moscow from the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, where she had been living with her grandparents. This is Kasymalieva’s account of her daughter’s experience of life in Russia. DOMODEDOVO AIRPORT, MOSCOW — Bermet has arrived. She’s arrived! Seventeen kilograms […]