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Self-made New Year’s greetings card. 1952. “Zapolyarnyi” Camp Section of the RechLag (Vorkuta-Vom, Komi ASSR). It was made by Mariia Chaika, an artist in the "Zapolyarnyi” Camp Section Children’s Home, as a present for Elena Vladimirovna Markova. A. Sakharov Museum and Social Centre, Moscow. (Photo:...
 
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Self-made New Year’s greetings card. 1952. “Zapolyarnyi” Camp Section of the RechLag (Vorkuta-Vom, Komi ASSR). It was made by Mariia Chaika, an artist in the "Zapolyarnyi” Camp Section Children’s Home, as a present for Elena Vladimirovna Markova (née Ivanova; born 1923), another camp inmate. In May...

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A. Sakharov Museum and Social Centre "Peace, Progress, Human Rights"
 
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Self-made greetings card. 1948. Camp Section No.2, VorkutLag (Komi ASSR). It was made by Vladimir Vlasovich Ignatov (1918-?), a political prisoner, as a present for his fellow inmate Elena Vladimirovna Markova (née Ivanova, born 1923). A. Sakharov Museum and Social Centre. Photo 2010.
 
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Self-made greetings-card. 1948. Camp Section No.2, VorkutLag (Komi ASSR). It was made by Vladimir Vlasovich Ignatov (1918-?), a political prisoner, as a present for Elena Vladimirovna Markova (née Ivanova, born 1923). On the back there is a poem by V.V. Ignatov. In May, 1943, the latter was sentenced...

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A. Sakharov Museum and Social Centre "Peace, Progress, Human Rights"
 
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A lime-kiln inspection hatch. 1940s to 1950s. Camp Section Dzhintui, PechorLag (Komi ASSR). The Camp Section was in existence from 1939 to 1957. The main type of work done there was extraction of limestone for producing lime. Inta Local History Museum (Komi Republic). (Photo: March, 2011).
 
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A lime-kiln inspection hatch. 1940s to 1950s. Camp Section Dzhintui, PechorLag (Komi ASSR). The Camp Section was in existence from 1939 to 1957. The main type of work done there was extraction of limestone for producing lime. Next to the quarry there were ovens in which firing (calcining) took place....

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Inta Local History Museum
 
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Oktiabrina Ivanovna Babushkina (née Mel’nikova). Dated 06.11.1995, Susuman, Magadan oblast'. Photograph. Oktiabrina Ivanovna was born in 1935 into a family who had been de-kulakized. Her father, I.K. Mel’nikov (1912-1985) was sentenced to 10 years in the camps in 1938. Museum “The Barbed Memory of the...
 
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Oktiabrina Ivanovna Babushkina (née Mel’nikova). Dated 06.11.1995, Susuman, Magadan oblast'. Photograph. Oktiabrina Ivanovna was born in 1935 into a family who had been de-kulakized. In 1931, her parents were deported as a “socially dangerous elements” to Tupik Village (Chita oblast', nowadays Zabaikal...

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Museum "The Barbed Memory of the Gulag" at the Professional Lyceum No 8, Borovichi
 
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A linen pillow case to fit a small pillow. It belonged to the political prisoner Olaf Tammark who was in Dzhezdyi Camp in 1947. At the beginning of 2000, O. Tammark gave the pillowcase to the Museum of the Occupation (Tallin). (Photo November 2010).
 
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A linen pillow case to fit a small pillow. It belonged to the political prisoner Olaf Tammark who was in Dzhezdy Camp in 1947. At the beginning of 2000, O. Tammark gave the pillowcase to the Museum of the Occupation (Tallin). (Photo November 2010).

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Museum of the Occupation / Okupatsioonide muuseum
 
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