The refugees never hesitated to express gratitude to the authorities for letting them move in to the camp and live on the island.Larissa Krassovksy/President Elpido Quirino Foundation
From 1948 to 1953, around 6,000 ‘White Russian’ refugees lived in Tubabao Island in the Philippines. The community comprised of teachers, doctors, engineers, architects, ex-military officers, lawyers, artists, performers, and priests.
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