Provides new facts and figures about Germans in the Soviet Union in La Vern J. Rippley's translation of an Osteuropa article by Boris Levytsky. To accompany the article Emma S. Haynes provides never-before-published photographs of members of the first two delegations of Soviet Germans who went to Moscow to plead for the restoration of the Volga German Republic. Adam Giesinger continues his series on ancestral villages with articles on four Protestant villages of the Beresan group: Rohrbach, Worms, Waterloo, and Johannestal. Other feature articles include a paper on Russian-language sources of information about German-Russians by William L. Virden and James W. Long of the Germans From Russia Study Project at Colorado State University, translations by Arthur E. Flegel on the German colony of Karras in the North Caucasus, and a picture story on the Germans in Volhynia, translated by Dona Reeves from a booklet prepared by Pastor Friedrich Rink in 1922. Also included are a president's message, genealogy section, and book reviews.