Lee Harvey Oswald in Minsk

The sniper, who according to US investigations assassinated John F. Kennedy, defected to the Soviet Union in October 1959 and lived in Minsk until June 1962. He worked at the factory and had relationship with two women, Ella German and Marina Prusakova. Marina and Oswald married in April, 1961. Their first child, June, was born on February 15, 1962. Four months later Oswald returned to US with his new family.

Hotel "Minsk". Here Oswald lived about 2 months

Hotel “Minsk”. Here Oswald lived about 2 months

With colleagues

With colleagues

With colleagues

With colleagues

Oswalds home, photo taken by Lee Harvey himself

Oswald’s home, photo taken by Lee Harvey himself

Oswald on his balcony

Oswald on his balcony

A view from Oswald's apartment

A view from Oswald’s apartment

At picnic

At the picnic

Marina Prusakova

Marina Prusakova

Wedding

Wedding

Oswald and Marina

Oswald and Marina

Oswald, Marina and her mom

Oswald, Marina and her mom

Oswald's letter to Marina

Oswald’s letter to Marina

Happy family

Happy family

Oswald, Marina and June

Oswald, Marina and June

Oswald's resignation letter

Oswald’s resignation letter

The last photo in Minsk

The last photo in Minsk

Oswald's factory pass

Oswald’s factory pass

Oswald's library card

Oswald’s library card