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Posts tagged ‘gulag’

“Of course you’re not guilty! Would they have given you ten years if you had been?” Ten years imprisonment and five years in exile. The penalty for being innocent. Eugenia Ginzburg, a 30 year old Communist idealist and card-carrying Party member, received this sentence in 1937 for failing to denounce a purportedly “Trotskyist” colleague. One […]

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