Polyachok served as Gendelman’s best man..
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Back in the mid-80s, it wasn’t easy being Jewish in Kharkov, Ukraine. Vladimir Gendelman remembers that his grandfather bought blackmarket matza to celebrate Passover.His best friend, Sergey Polyachok, was practically a brother to Gendelman and the two spent their free time together, both participated in a local archeological group.
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