“I was arrested on a street. A car pulled over, the door opened, then somebody called me. Two men grabbed me by my arms on each side. They drove me to the “Grey House” [the Secret Police Headquarters in Yaroslavl] and put me in a jail cell.”
Evgeniia Mikhailovna Peunkova was born in the Russian village Vad,in the Arzamasskii district, Nizhegorodskii region in 1928. She was arrested because of her participation in the student group “Triumvirate,” allegedly involved in anti-Soviet activity. She was in Temnikovskii camp from 1948 until 1956, when she was rehabilitated.