known mostly as a place for political prisoners and for repressing political opposition
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: Soviet Forced Labor Camps and the Struggle for Freedom. An online exhibit which includes photographs of work
in the gulag, women
in the gulag, living
in the camp, what were their crimes
, Perm-36 Gulag Camp
, the history of the gulag system, the inspiring stories of dissidents
and what happened after the fall of the Soviet Union
was the name for underground literature that opponents to the Soviet government secretly wrote and distributed within the Soviet Union. It was the internet of the gulag years.
About one of the greatest monsters in history, Joseph Stalin
, on Wikipedia, "Early researchers attempting to tally the number of people killed under Stalin's regime were forced to rely largely upon anecdotal evidence. Their estimates ranged from a low of 3 million to as high as 60 million."
entry on Wikipedia.