However, they didn’t spend summer in St Petersburg. As soon as the opportunity arose, they went back to the banks of the Msta river, where everyone greeted them with a smile and asked them to drop by. Visiting the local babushkas, they were often met with the words: “You will come back, won’t you? Promise that you’ll come back!” In March 2009, the Bakhtyukovs did indeed return to Gorodische.Yulia Smorodova
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