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Roman Catholic parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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surname

RUDENKO

forename(s)

Andronicus (pl. Andronik)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Zhytomyr diocese
more on: www.catholic-hierarchy.org [access: 2019.02.02]

nationality

Russian

date and place of birth

17.05.1894

Stavyshche (Kiev oblast, Ukraine)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1920

positions held

f. administrator Chudniv parish in Zhytomyr deanery (1929‑35) — also minister in other local parish such as Ivanopil, f. vicar of St Alexander parish in Kiev (c. 1928‑9) — ministered in Polish and Latin, f. vicar of Vynarivka parish (till c. 1928), f. Orthodox parish priest? at a parish n. Bila Tserkva, f. art history student at University in Kiev (1915‑20), f. theology and philosophy student at Orthodox Theological Academy Zhytomyr (till c. 1920)

date and place of death

08.05.1951

Vanino (SevVostLag labour camp, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia)

cause of death

extermination

details of death

During I World War officer of the Russian army (1915‑8). In 1917 convert to Catholicism from Orthodoxy — whole Orthodox parish n. Bila Tserkva converted with him. Had the right to say Masses both in Latin and Eastern rites, granted by the Holy See. Survived the genocidal hunger (Holodomor) in Ukraine, in particular in 1932/3. Persecuted — Russian robbed him of his 3,000 volumes of books collected, among others. Arrested by the Russians on 22.08.1935 in his Ivanopil parish. On 13.12.1935 sentenced (prob. in Vinnytsia) to 7 years of slave labour in Russian concentration camps. Transported to NorilLag concentration camp, but in 06.1936 managed to escape from the railway truck standing at Krasnoyarsk station. Got back to Moscow. There met — prob. in French embassy — with Moscow Apostolic Administrator, Bp Eugene Neveu who supported him with 225 rubbles. Next 11 months spent in hiding in Romaniv town in Zhytomyr oblast. Next attempted to reach Polish consulate in Kiev but was prob. regarded as an agent provocateur. From Kiev moved to Berdychiv, and next to his former Ivanopil parish. There hid at his parishioners (among others in Korchevka and Osyechna village where lived in a barn). On 23.12.1937 returned to Kiev. Finally arrested by the Russians on 11.12.1938 in Kiev. There held in NKVD prison. On 25.09.1939 sentenced by Russian district court in Kiev to 10 years slave labour in Russian concentration camps. On 18.04.1940 transported to Vladivostok and then on 14.07.1940 to Magadan port in Magadan oblast on the Sea of Okhotsk, an entry point to the SevVostLag–Kolyma Russian slave labour concentration camp system. There slaved in a medical shop of local MagLag sub‑camp. From 02.1945 — after finishing medical nursing courses — a slave qualified medical support. On 11.01.1947 moved south to Primorsky Krai, to another part of SevVostLag. Held in a sub‑camp in Nakhodka on a little inlet of Nakhodka bay of Japan Sea (Bukhta Nakhodka), where slaved as medical support as well. In 10.1950 held in a sub‑camp in Nakhodka on a little inlet of Nakhodka bay of Japan Sea (Bukhta Nakhodka). On 02.09.1947 arrested in the camp and transferred to camp’s inner prison back in Magadan. On 15.09.1947 accused on „anti–Russian agitation and membership of illegal organisation”. On 25.01.1948 medical commission established the he had a stroke and moved him to camp’s hospital, where stayed till 07.07.1948. On 04.11.1948 sentenced to further 10 years of slave labour in Russian concentration camps. On 06.10.1950 his health deteriorated further and was moved to camp’s hospital in Vanino village on an inlet (Bukhta vanino) of Strait of Tartary in Khabarovsk Krai. There perished.

perpetrators

Russians

others related in death

BAUŽYS Zeno, JACHNIEWICZ Stanislaus, SZCZEPANIUK Nicholas

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

SevVostLag: Set of Russian concentration camps (sub‑camps) of forced slaved labour (for most of the time part of part of „Dalstroy” mining company controlled by genocidal NKVD organization, also part of Gulag penal system), in Kołyma region, where in gold and other minerals' mines up to 200,000 prisoners where held at the peak. The prisoners were transported on ships to Magadan port in Magadan oblast on the Sea of Okhotsk, an entry point to the SevVostLag, prior to be sent to target sub‑camps. Up to 6 mln of the perished in Kołyma in 1931/2‑53. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09], www.gulagmuseum.org [access: 2019.05.30])

NorilLag: Russian concentration camp and forced labour camp (part of Gulag penal system) near Norilsk in Krasnoyarsk Krai, one of the most northern towns of the Earth. Russians held there up to 75,000 inmates at any one time (altogether up to 400,000, including 300,000 political). (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09])

Gulag: Network of Russian slave labour concentration camps. At any given time up to 12 mln inmates where held in them, milions perished. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09])

sources

personal:
christking.info [access: 2018.09.02], krzysztofpozarski.files.wordpress.com [access: 2019.04.16], www.rsvetal.narod.ru [access: 2019.05.30]
bibliograhical:
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
original images:
krzysztofpozarski.files.wordpress.com [access: 2019.04.16], ipn.gov.pl [access: 2019.02.02]

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