Biography of Maria Karaliunas

Lived in Detskoye Selo outside Leningrad and belonged to the local parish. February 18, 1928 – arrested and brought into the investigation in the case against Bolesƚaw Chodkiewicz and others. In 1928 – sentenced under Article 58-12 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR to three years in corrective labor camps [OGPU Collegium]. Sent to Solovetsky Special Purpose Camp; in 1930 she was released and exiled to Eastern Siberia for three years. In December 1931 she was in Irkutsk, from where she contacted the Political Red Cross several times to request assistance in gaining her release. Then in 1933 she asked for help to be transferred to Arkhangelsk where her fiancé had been exiled. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: GARF, f. 8419, op. 1, d. 8, l. 55; d. 741, l. 345-347
Variant Names:
Karaliūnas, Maria Kazimirovna; Karaliunas, Maria
Pushkin (Russia); Siberia (Russia); Irkutsk (Russia); Arkhangelʹsk (Russia)
female; laity; fate unknown