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Russians in Australiahttp://www.couriermail.com.au/news/opinion/russian-communists-put-brisbane-on-red-alert-for-bolshevik-revolution/news-story/98cdce7e58b5a02edb118b955d0ae5b1 0

Russian Workers Association in Brisbane

Russians in Australia The formation and growth of an official club, the Russian Workers Association, gave the alienated working migrants an association and a voice. With time, this voice began to represent a very specific identity for Russians in Brisbane, and indeed wider Australia. This paper looks at the characterization...

Russians in Australia -Sun Sydney Sunday 3 March 1929 page 23 0

John Datsis who put “Russian Expert” after his name

Russians in Australia.  There once lived John Datsis.  He was a Russian hairdresser in Sydney in 1926-1932. He run his salon at 74B King Street, Sydney and put “Russian Expert” after his name. He spoke ”very good” Russian, but very bad English. The newspapers are full of articles telling a...

Anna Pavlova arrives to Sydney in 1926. Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), Friday 16 April 1926, page 1 - National Library of Australia 0

Anna Pavlova’s tour in 1926

Everything you need to know about Anna Pavlova’s first tour to Australia in 1926. Interesting facts about the tour: Before her first performance, the firm sponsoring her Australian tour, J.C. Williamson Theatres Ltd., were uncertain what to do regarding Pavlova’s superstition about entering a theatre for the first time. They...

Marina Berezowsky http://www.smh.com.au/comment/obituaries/great-leader-and-teacher-of-dance-20110712-1hc2h.html 0

Marina Berezowsky -Great leader and teacher of dance

IT IS hard to conceive of anyone who has contributed more to the broad spectrum of classical and folkloric dance in Australia than Marina Berezowsky. From 1977 to 1984, she taught character dance at the VCA (Victorian College of the Arts), and in 1984 she was honoured with an Order of...

Russians in Australia - Evlampia Holtze Northern Territory Library http://www.territorystories.nt.gov.au/handle/10070/15009 0

Evlampia HOLTZE nee Mesinzoff

Russians in Australia – Holtze family is a well known family who came to Northern Territory in early 1870s.  They are considered the Pioneers of NT. At least five places in Northern Territory are called after their names– suburb Ludmilla, suburb Holtze, Ludmilla Creek, Holtze Crescent and Wallaby Holtze Road....

Dormition of Our Lady Orthodox Church, Dandenong http://orthodox-world.org/en/i/24497/Dormition_of_Our_Lady_Orthodox_Church_Dandenong?osCsid=1nn9vk7ag9fv1dtg8k10sjhhd1 0

Our Lady’s Dormition church in Dandenong, Victoria

Upon arrival in Australia, Russian migrants from Trehrechie were able to successfully settle into such existing parishes as Geelong, Cabramatta and Rocklea. However those coming from Singkiang Province, China’s most western region, whilst in the main settling in Dandenong, did not become an integral part of the Melbourne parish. The Right...

Анатолий Михайлович Карель http://www.unification.com.au/articles/read/16/ 0

Анатолий Михайлович Карель

Если ты себя считаешь русским, По отцам, иль волею судьбы, – Помни, что без дела слово пусто! Делом свою русскость докажи… А.М. Карель, «Родине» – Анатолий Михайлович Карель родился в центральной России в 1922 году. По окончании средней школы учился на филологическом факультете. Армия и война прервали учебу молодого человека....

Aleksandr Alekseevich Faminsky (Александр Алексеевич Фаминский) Sydney Morning Herald, NSW, 16 March 1935 0

Alexander Faminsky – a fight against odds

Based on Australian records Aleksandr Alekseevich Faminsky (Александр Алексеевич Фаминский) was born in Nizhny Novgorod around 1898.  Nothing is known at this stage about his parents and early childhood.  Australian newspapers state that he completed his Russian classical education at Nizhny Novgorod and then went to Moscow to pursue his...

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”My Dark Brother” by Elena Govor

Russians in Australia “My great-grandad Leandro taught his children to be proud, he told that all the people, black and white, are equal, he taught us to help the downtrodden and underprivileged and to distinguish between right and wrong”. My Dark Brother is the tale of an Aboriginal family that...

Macquarie Cemetery Sydney 0

Кладбище Маквори в Сиднее

Кладбище Маквори (Macquarie cemetery) в Сиднее одно из старых. Но русских захоронений на нём практически нет. В одной из секций можно рассмотреть несколько православных крестов.  Кладбище оцифровано и информация выложена в интернете. Внизу указаны имена 18 русских людей захороненных на этом кладбище.  Если вам известны другие имена, дайте нам пожайлуста знать. Macquarie...