The Vorkuta Gulag – Hellhole of the USSR

The Vorkuta Gulag – Hellhole of the USSR

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The Soviet Gulag prison system was set up in the 1920’s by the ruling communist party.
Soviet Gulags were forced labour camps.
They held prisoners in harsh living conditions, where any treatment expected was to be extreme and inhumane.

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Created by Daniel Turner
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Sources:

Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum
Death and Redemption: The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society
By Steven A. Barnes

The Gulag Study
By Michael E. Allen

The Thaw: Soviet Society and Culture during the 1950s and 1960s
By Denis Kozlov, Eleonory Gilburd

Encyclopaedia of the Arctic
edited by Mark Nuttall