Thanks very much for that explanation, Chuck. So the Ukrainians wouldn't
let the Mormons photograph their archives. I'm actually glad to hear
that because it means there is hope that I could go there and find the
I was afraid that the records had all been lost in fires and assorted
20th century turmoil, like so many of the Bessarabia records. Though I
do of course hope that the Ukrainians will reconsider and give access to
Does anyone know how much it might cost to hire a researcher?
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