Becoming Soviet? : Young Pioneer then Komsomol member


In Lithuania, Marite Kontrimaite joined the Young Pioneers during the Khrushchev Thaw and then the Komsomol. Her mother was angry and her father wept. She thought they didn’t realise that now they were really going to control their future.

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Marite Kontramaite, Vilnius, 11 june 2011