Vasfie Khairova

Vasfie Khairova

80 years old

She is the older sister of the leader of the Crimean Tatars, Mustafa Dzhemileva, born in the village of Boz, Dzhurchi district.

In the evening of May 17, 1944, trucks began to assemble in the village.

The next day, the entire family was taken away to Uzbekistan in a freight car.

The train reached its end point in Andizhan region, Uzbekistan. After returning from the war front, her father succeeded in locating the family and they were reunited.
Vasfile returned to Crimea in the early 1990’s. She lives in Simferopol.

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