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The Frigid Story of a Girl in the Soviet Gulag

Prisoner labor at the construction of the White Sea – Baltic Canal, 1931–33 (Public Domain)
Prisoner labor at the construction of the White Sea – Baltic Canal, 1931–33 (Public Domain)

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s “Gulag Archipelago” is required reading for Russian high school students. The book is a first-hand account describing the horrors of the repressive Soviet labor...


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