In expectation of the end
32 images Created 29 Dec 2011
This is story about folks that remain single at elderly age for different reasons. Many of them were imprisoned the half life and more. When comes their term of leave the prison cell they have nothing - no relatives, no children, no home. The Russian State move this sort of people to the farthest settlement where they live as in the prison in common barracks for 20 people, with bathroom on 90 old people many of them can't up from their bed without help. In this place nobody have the friends and the more powerful inmates disgrace the weeks. They didn't have any housing in possession or children and beloved by side. Many of them have the mental or the physical illnesses. But there were other time, another life with children and dear people, deeds and fulfillment, a life merry and light one. That life is spoken of by only medals of military years, photographs of children on the wall and probably the years - wise heavy glances, sometime flashed by the light of remembrance. The life which these people lead now is just waiting for death with memory being a sole engine. People are always born in joy, live through light and black periods, and die in solitude. A hostel dormitory where these people live their last days are situated in hard to access Siberian corner, in the taiga site of Kemerovo area in village of Blagoveshenka.