Stepan Repin, my great - grandfather from my father’s part had 10 children; the third of them was my grandfather Nikolay, he has already passed away. Because of the breakdown of the URSS accompanied by disintegration, Stepan’s four alive children live now in different villages of Russia and Ukraine. I knew that communication between them was nearly non-existent. Out of curiosity I addressed them to get acquainted and to learn the origin of my family.
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