Russian Gulag The Gulag were labor prison camps during Stalin's era. These labor camps were spread out throughout Russia but the largest one was in Siberia. The harsh treatment led to extremely high death rates in these camps.
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Many of the smaller independent mining groups still rely heavily on manual labor
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Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives presents an in-depth look at life in the Gulag through exhibits featuring original documentaries and prisoner voices.
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Lavrentiy Beriya was a top Soviet politician and chief of the Soviet security and secret police apparatus (NKVD) under Joseph Stalin during and Deputy Premier in the postwar years
A typical frame-saw used by the timber camp prisoners. Courtesy of the Gulag Museum at
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GULAG 'The belly is an ungrateful wretch, it never remembers past favors, it always wants more tomorrow' ~Aleksander Solzhenitsyn, 'The Gulag Archipelago'
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Children of the Gulag. Identity photographs of arrested children – image taken from Catriona Kelly, Children’s World: Growing Up in Russia (Yale University Press, 235
Imprisonment in gulags primarily staffed by Jewish Chekas .
Lavrenti Beria was head of the NKVD (the Soviet Secret Police) under Stalin. He carried out countless political murders including the liquidation of almost all of the Red Army senior staff just prior to World War II. A truly repulsive and sinister man, Beria made moves to suceed Stalin after his death but was defeated and arrested. He was shot December 23, 1953.
Stalin was the Premier of the Soviet Union from May 1941 until his death in March he was among the Bolshevik revolutionaries who brought about the Russian Revolution of
stalin's gulag camps - Men unloading stones at the White Sea-Baltic Sea Canal, which was built by forced labor from gulags. Thousands died during its construction.