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Remains of the Gulag Labor Camp "Rybak Lag" Northeast Taimyr, Russia, July 1990

Remains of the Gulag Labor Camp "Rybak Lag" Northeast Taimyr, Russia, July 1990

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Uploaded 18 Apr 2013 by Peter Prokosch
The development of labor camps during the Stalin period forced many hundred thousand people to "settle" in the Russian Arctic. Some of the bigger settlements, such as Norilsk, have their roots in this period. - The Rybak Lag is one of smaller camps, which were operationg in the northeastern part of the Taimyr Peninsula in conection with geological prospecting. Remains are still visible on the banks of the river Goltsova south of the mouth of the Shirokaya river. On the left banks of the Leni ...
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