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Reproduced from Gulag: Soviet Forced Labor and the Struggle for Freedom (link)
What were their crimes?
The Gulag held many types of prisoners. It served as the Soviet Union’s main penal system: robbers, rapists, murderers, and thieves spent their sentences not in prisons but in the Gulag. 564 more words
Reproduced from: Gulag: Soviet Forced Labor and the Struggle for Freedom
GULAG was the acronym for the Main Administration of Corrective Labor Camps.
Gulag prisoners could work up to 14 hours per day. 610 more words