While they were alive, these two people – the pianist Ada Milikovskaya and the head of the kiosk in Soyuzkulttorg David Ziskin were strangers to each other. However, they shared the same evil fate and were destined to meet in a small area of two square kilometers, known as the Butovo Shooting Range. Between August 1937 and October 1938, there were shot 20,761 people. During the unlawful NKVD investigation, David was accused of links with the Nazis of Harbin and shot in Butovo on October 14, 1937. Ada was accused of espionage activities in favor of Japan and was also shot in Butovo on June 16, 1938. He was in the thirty-seventh year of his life. She was almost thirty.