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Ukraine-born

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''Russian-born" ?
Maya Deren was born in Kyiv, that is a capital of Ukraine.
Her family lived here in her first year - from 1917 to 1922. During that time in Ukraine fought for its independence and even proclaimed the Ukrainian National Republic.
However, russians made offensive, there was news wave of anti-semitism - so Deren`s family was forced to immigrate to the United States.

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