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Julia Kiosse

OHMS Object

Date of Interview

26 March 2016


Alexandra Kiosse


Julia Kiosse

Biographical Text

Julia Kiosse was the daughter of a Russian native and a native Moldovan. She immigrated to the United States in 1998 with her daughter, but without her husband as he could not get the proper documents in time. She lived in a small apartment in Brooklyn for one year before she moved back to Moldova to be with her husband. She moved with her family to the United States in 2000 and settled in Brooklyn.


59:48 minutes

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University

Digital Format



Ukrainian Oral History Project

Interview Format


Subject LCSH

Kiosse, Julia. --Interviews; Moldovans--United States; Russians--United States; Diaspora, Russian; Jews; Migrations; Ethnic identity; Borderlands -- Moldova -- History; Glasnost--Soviet Union; Migrations; Communism; City and town life--New York (State)--New York

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: Ukrainian Oral History Project, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.



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