Holodomor
Boris and Nikolai Bokan, seated.
Description
Creator
Bokan, Nikolai, 1881-1942, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Boris and Nikolai Bokan pose on two chairs in front of a backdrop that features a lighthouse. Nikolai holds Leo Tolstoy’s "A Cycle of Readings." He claimed this book had served as a foundation for his religious and philosophical beliefs.

Nikolai Bokan was an adherent of the Tolstoyan movement that was based on the philosophical and religious writings of Leo Tolstoy. The movement promoted values of non-militarism, vegetarianism, and moral improvement, and aspired for the attainment of a rural, self-sufficient livelihood.
Date of Original
19330626
Date Of Event
26 Jun 1933
Personal Name(s)
Boris Bokan ; Nikolai Bokan
Local identifier
PD310
Collection
Nikolai Bokan
Language of Item
Russian
Geographic Coverage
  • Chernihiv, Ukraine
    Latitude: 51.34567 Longitude: 32.87794
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original
State Archive of the Security Service of Ukraine: https://ssu.gov.ua/ua/pages/98
Terms of Use
Any reproductions of images from the Archive of the Security Service of Ukraine must include the following reference: Archive of the Security Service of Ukraine, fonds 6, case № 75489-fp, volume 2.

Iнформуємо, що при публікації документів ГДА СБУ обов'язкове посилання на місце їх зберігання за зразком: ГДА СБ України, фонд 6, справа 75489-фк, том 2.
Reproduction Notes
Reproduced with the permission of the State Archive of the Security Service of Ukraine.
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Boris and Nikolai Bokan, seated.


Boris and Nikolai Bokan pose on two chairs in front of a backdrop that features a lighthouse. Nikolai holds Leo Tolstoy’s "A Cycle of Readings." He claimed this book had served as a foundation for his religious and philosophical beliefs.

Nikolai Bokan was an adherent of the Tolstoyan movement that was based on the philosophical and religious writings of Leo Tolstoy. The movement promoted values of non-militarism, vegetarianism, and moral improvement, and aspired for the attainment of a rural, self-sufficient livelihood.