Monthly Archives: March 2015

Children in the Gulag: An Interesting Yet Sad Fact

Most people who research the Soviet Gulag reads of the terrible toils that the prisoners had to undergo. Men had to work long hours in bitter cold temperatures (as low as -40 Celsius) ¬†and were often half starved. They also … Continue reading

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Imperialism in The Modern World

Imperialism is a topic I was always fascinated by. The concept that one’s country is entitled to other countries and people is interesting. Many countries practiced imperialism throughout modern history, and the general consensus was that the territories they were … Continue reading

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One Day in The Life of Ivan Denisovich

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is a well-known book about the gulags in the Soviet Union. Written by Alexander¬†Solzhenitsyn, it’s about one day in the life of prisoner Ivan Sukov at a gulag. It’s based off the … Continue reading

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Gulags : A Conveniently Forgotten Atrocity

Most people only know a little about the labor camps the Russians built. While the Holocaust is almost common knowledge, and it’s concentration camps are well known, Russian Gulags don’t get the remembrance they deserve. The Gulags were labor camps … Continue reading

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