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AuthorHouse, Jan 27, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 96 pages
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This is an autobiography story of Leonid Kotliar's family. He and his wife Lena have two boys. Leonid and Lena worked as engineers. They wanted to immigrate from Russian and struggle to realize their dream. Their parents, relatives and friends were against it. They consider this step very dangerous. It was very hard for them to make this decision considering that it was impossible to immigrate from Russia for so long. Window of opportunity opened in 1974 when Brejnev under the USA pressure had signed Helsinki agreement to respect human rights. But when the Plant management together with KGB came up with a plan... a crazy plan to stop them from doing it. Leonid and Lena realized they have no choice buy fight.

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LEONID KOTLIAR was born in Odessa Ukraine in 1932 son of music professor. He graduated from Stoliarsky musical school and later changed his mind to become a musician and finished Polytechnic Institute as mechanical engineer. Growing up in black See gave him an individualistic outlook on life and irresistible temptation of ultimate risk. He with his family decided to immigrate from Russia in 1974 but were stopped by KGB for almost a year without job, identification documents and fear of being exited. Today he and his family live in Canada.

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