koreans in kazakistan

So I am sitting here watching the Olympics. Last night's men's ice skating to be exact. And I just learned about some amazing stuff:

1. Koreans live in Kazakistan.
2. They have a name: Koryo Saram.
3. They were forcibly removed from eastern Russia by Stalin in the first forcible removal of people in the 20th century.
4. Apparently, anyone Stalin did not like got sent to either Sibera OR Kazakistan.

More information can be had here (click this sentence.)

Here's a movie about it: http://www.koryosaram.net/.

Finally, why did the Olympics bring this up? One competitor is a Koryo Saram, 16 year old Denis Ten. He did well, but did not win.

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