by John Schreiner
Vancouver – When North Vancouver’s Walter Berukoff needs to converse with Fidel Castrom Cuba’s president, he relies on a language they share in common: Russian. “I get along in Cuba because I speak Russian,” says Mr. Berukoff, 53, the son of Doukhobors who settled in British Columbia after leaving Russia during the czarist era to escape religious persecution.
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source: National Post