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There are 13 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Gulag".

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1. New GULAG?

Russian authorities have found a new way to boost the country’s sluggish economic growth while also solving the shortage of construction workers: prison labor.

Tags: BAM, siberia, gulag, prison
2. Five Russian Words You May Be Misusing

The good news is that if you don't already speak Russian, you probably already know a few words in the language! The bad news is that you've also probably been using these words wrong.

Tags: kasha, bliny, gulag, babushka, english, translation, russian language, language, blog
3. Another Victim of Sandarmokh

There are so many things wrong in the case of historian Yuri Dmitriev, it is hard to know where to start.

Tags: dissidents, gulag
4. Magadan

On July 14, 2019, Magadan will celebrate the 80th anniversary of its founding. Alas, this date, like so much else in the city’s history, is a lie.

Tags: kolyma, terror, camps, gulag, Magadan
5. At Zima Junction, 1943

A poem from the new volume Alcestis of the Underworld, by a regular translator of works published by Russian Life Books.

Tags: poetry, literature, siberia, gulag
6. The Shah Bird

An excerpt from the fine new novel Zuleikha, by Guzel Yakhina, about a woman's survival in Siberia exile, inspired by childhood memories of the author's grandmother.

Tags: exile, siberia, camps, soviet era, gulag
7. Confronting Amnesia: Frozen Memories of the Russian Gulag

This gripping documentary draws a straight line from the Great Terror unleashed by Joseph Stalin from 1929 until his death in 1953 to the current desire to cover over and forget this monumental abuse of human rights.

Tags: film, gulag
8. Final Diary Entries Before Arrest

In cooperation with the “Lived” Project, Arzamas selected personal diary entries written immediately before their authors were arrested during the Great Terror. Almost all of these diaries were kept in the FSB Archive – the principal source of information for historians working on the events of 1937 – 1938.

Tags: 1930s, purges, camps, diaries, gulag
By Ilya Venyavkin (Editor)
9. Magadan

Evgeny Serov takes us to Magadan, a city with beautiful ocean views and a Gulag past.

Tags: Gulag, Far East, Siberia
By Evgeny Serov
10. Solzhenitsyn, Alf, and raccoons all around

A disturbing attack on a renowned author, and a lighthearted nod to an unlikely TV hero. Plus Russian military expansion, raccoons' domestic expansion, and more unlikely art. 

Tags: Russia, Solzhenitsyn, gulag, Cuba, military, raccoons, art
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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