Soviet Gulag Prisoners

History

Gulag - Russian: “Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps,” the system of Soviet labor camps and accompanying detention and transit camps and prisons that from the 1920s to the mid-1950s housed the political prisoners and criminals of the Soviet Union…
Perm-36 (1) - The Soviets established Perm 36, called ITK-6 camp, in 1946 as a logging camp in the forested region of the Ural Mountains near the Siberian border. Here, prisoners cut...
Barracks at soviet gulag
Perm-36 (2) - In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Soviet government cracked down on the dissident movement. Several camps in the Perm region were transformed into the harshest camps for political prisoners. The prisoners were...
Repatriation — The Dark Side of World War II, Part 6 - Over a million Russians were returned against their will, and most of them were either immediately killed or sent to the gulag, where many of them later died…
Solovki Camp- Prison in Russia is more than just a prison. Russian prisons have reached the unimaginable level of humiliation of the human personality. This special spirit of Russian prisons was formed over centuries. The Solovetsky monastery, up to the XIX century…
Solevetsky Camp
Gulags: Then and now - the drawings of Eufrosinia Kersnovskaya, a gifted artist who spent more than a decade in the Gulags and illustrated her memoirs upon release.( Mental Floss Magazine, August 4, 2008)
Solovki Camp in the Gulag