Reuben Woolley reviews ‘Rethinking the Gulag: Identities, Sources, Legacies,’ edited by Alan Barenberg and Emily D. Johnson

1 July 2022 by Reuben Woolley Reuben Woolley reviews Rethinking the Gulag: Identities, Sources, Legacies, edited by Alan Barenberg and Emily D. Johnson, Indiana University Press, 2022, pp320. ISBN 9780253059611. The Gulag…

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Person of the Week: Yury Dmitriev

Week-ending 19 February 2021 On 16 February St. Petersburg's Third Court of Cassation upheld on appeal the 13-year prison sentence handed down to Yury Dmitriev, Gulag historian and long-time head…

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“Don’t spend a single kopeck on the children of enemies of the people,” How victims of the Gulag are fighting for benefits, reparations and the right to go home

13 January 2021 by Valeriya Ratnikova Source: Dozhd More than 100 civil society figures have appealed to the president with a request to provide housing to children of victims of…

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More than 100 public figures sign open letter seeking to solve the problems faced by victims of Soviet repression

Photo of Mikhail Fedotov 13 January 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] More than 100 public and cultural figures have signed an open letter to Russian leaders, seeking…

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Quote for the Week. “They still can’t come back”- Open Letter on the Children of the Gulag.

Week-ending 15 January 2021 Photo: Perm 36. Wikipedia "The Russian State still has a chance to repay the debt owing to the 'children of the Gulag,' enabling them at last…

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