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Lydia, a 26 year old student at University of Bielefeld talks about her story of life. Although her native language is Russian and it is the language that is talked when she is with her family, Lydia's Russian shows some code-switching between Russian and German and she herself sees her Russian as non-fluent. In the recording Lydia talks about her place of birth, Barnaul, West-Siberia in Russia. With her family she came to Germany when she was 3 years old. She moved from Herford to Bielefeld when she began to study Biology at University of Bielefeld. Though she recently switched her course of studies from Biology to Teaching Post. Besides her studies she earns money with a side job. Lydia lives in a relationship but is not married yet.