In the Black Sea, a Pontic Greek village slowly dies out as its inhabitants abandon their homes
A native son says the exodus from Ocena, near Trebizond, is deserting an ancient civilization
The story of the Greek-speaking inhabitants of Ocena was told in Turkey’s Radikal.
Freedom… A sense which is inexplicable. Nevertheless, every person tries to describe it without comprehending it deeply. It is like fire, which may warm you or burn you depending on its use. It is like a fan, whose middle part only performs its air blowing function, but its two ends are useless.