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a Russian prison camp for political prisoners

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Following an agreement between the USSR and Poland, in July 1941, Poles were released from the Gulags.
Though the era of the Gulags suppressed christological discourse, it nevertheless shaped a christological consciousness that needs further articulation in the post-Gulag situation of Eastern Europe.
He said the UN report was vital to spreading awareness about the camps and compared what is still occurring there under dictator Kim Jong-un to the Sovietera Gulags.
When Stalin demanded their return, Truman and Eisenhower were all too willing to cooperate with him, and they forcibly sent the civilian refugees to the gulags or to their deaths.
However, less than six months later on April 11, 1945 Slipyj was arrested and until January 1963 was held in various jails, prisons, and forced labour gulags.
Peter and Keith actually travelled to Moscow and meet a woman who as a 17 year old student in 1954, had discovered what was happening in the Gulags.
Unfortunately, one of Leo's former victims is determined to make him pay for her own arrest by forcing him to go to a Gulag and help her husband escape.
Territories of terror; mythologies and memories of the Gulag in contemporary Russian-American art.
After the victory of Communism in Cuba, thousands of priests, monks and religious people disappeared into Soviet-style gulags.
and did not tell you that it was an FBI agent describing what Americans had done to prisoners in their control, you would most certainly believe this must have been done by Nazis, Soviets in their gulags, or some mad regime--Pol Pot or others.
apologized for his comments comparing Guantanamo Bay with Nazi death camps, Russian gulags and Cambodian killing fields, keying in on the uncomfortable temperature levels for the prisoners.
WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Senator Dick Durbin has refused to apologize for comments he made on the Senate floor comparing the actions of American soldiers at Guantanamo Bay to Nazis and Soviet gulags.
So even if Rumsfeld doesn't read the European press, listen to Pacifica Radio, or surf AlterNet, he still knew what the rest of the world knew: that something was radically amiss in America's overseas gulags.
Washington, Jan 29 ( ANI ): Internet search giant Google has rolled out a detailed map of North Korea that even labels some of the isolated nation's remote and infamous gulags.
Because of the works of writers such as Solzhenitsyn, memoirs of survivors and historians such as Anne Applebaum we know much more about the USSR's infamous Gulags.