Once again, Pavlina saves Katerina from Grigoriy's advances. She tries to set her up with Nazar, but all in vain. Also, she asks Anna to tell Katerina the truth about her father. Anna forbids her to do this. Lidiya brings Sofya money to pay off her debt to Chervinsky. Enraged by this, Aleksey goes to a casino and wins a hefty sum.