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At age 14, my paternal grandfather fled Poland to escape the pogroms that killed tens of thousands of European Jews.
Subro, a Madurese member of Nahdlatul Ulama, a huge and moderate Muslim civic group, fled pogroms elsewhere in West Kalimantan in 1999.
Anjum gets caught in pogroms against Muslims in a way that nearly destroys her.
As independence drew near, anti-Tutsi pogroms broke out.
That reading of Cossack tradition, which many still associate with pogroms and brutal service to an expanding Russian empire under the czar, has helped Mr. Melikhov win unlikely support from Russian liberals.
Both her grandparents were Jews who settled in Africa after fleeing pogroms in Eastern Europe.
Ron Drucker was the son of two poor Jewish immigrants -- one, my grandmother, who fled the pogroms of Poland, the other, my grandfather (and namesake), who came to America from Montreal.
They were soon followed by Russian Jews fleeing pogroms, and then aristocrats driven out by the Bolshevik Revolution and White Russian troops seeking refuge after defeat in civil war.
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First Known Use: 1891See Words from the same year
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