In any case, such a proposal was received from Germany to Russia from those whose parents once lived near Simferopol. Speech on lush green gardens and vineyards village Kol'chugino.
In the 19th century it was founded by settlers from Alsace and the Rhenish Bavaria. During this time, the Russian Empire gave them land and get rid of the tax.
That the descendants of the Crimean Germans are ready to offer modern Russia, our correspondent learned Simon Eremin.
Kol'chugino village. It is on the road from Simferopol to seaside Nikolaevka. The gentle curves of the hills of the Crimean foothills with groves and meadows. Two hundred years ago, nature was the same here. And the first German settlers, winemakers from Swabia saw her exclaimed: "Kronental!" This word in Russian means "Valley of the Kings." It was the first name of the settlement.
Two main streets remained almost intact. Not without pride in their ancestors Lydia Zverinskaya by Goldfarb grandfather, talks about the chapter house colony Schneider.
With the assistance of Catherine the Great, and then Alexander the Great "for any useful state of economic activity and trade" colonists settled thoroughly.
House Schneider and now needs no water supply. Well filled as soon as it cleared. Example German stewardship. These wells have been here in every home. As large cellars. The house Schneider it was turned into an ethnographic museum.
Here and remember their heroes. Hospital Kol'chugino acts since 1891. Built through the efforts of doctor Maria Schlee. On a plot of 98 settlements she worked for 12 years. For wear.
Believe, not without the help of God. There are still open Catholic churches. Evangelical Lutheran church has long turned into an Orthodox. Between them - still very new monument.
Kronental, Friedenthal, Rosenthal, Tsyurihial, Heilbrunn, Sudak and Gertsenberg August 41 emptied in two days. 60,000 Germans were deported to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. And now, as soon as the Crimea to Russia, they are rehabilitated by presidential decree. As well as representatives of other deported peoples.
Such calls Yuri Hempel, head of the German Society of Crimea "Vidergeburd" now takes on a daily basis. From those who want to come back more often, of course, are the descendants of the evicted. From Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and even Germany. The list has 1,000 families.
"Vidergeburd" means "rebirth". And in a society rely on the federal program that will help build a new Kronental.