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Siberian Prison Camps James Donnelly. Overview  Life in Siberia  Prison History  Prison Life

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Siberian Prison Camps

Siberian Prison CampsJames Donnelly

Overview Life in Siberia Prison History Prison Life

Siberia Consists of Eastern Russia Encloses all of Northern Asia75% of Russian land mass 15% of Russias population

Life in Siberia OymyakonThe coldest village on EarthAverage Temp. -50* CFur, Fur, Fur!Daily lifeTransportationBurialsDietCoal dependent

History of Prisons 1754 exile begins Death penalty not popular until 1900s Provided labor More humane in public eyes Gulags 1930-1955Popularized by Stalin Siberian prisons today Less severe 149 regulated prisons

Life in Prison Trans Siberian railroad Freezing temperatures More social than western prisonsCompetitions Labor Light to heavy depending on convict Visitation is allowed Very few families actually go

Connections to Society Society Influenced the novel

Works CitedInside Russia's Toughest Prisons. Prod. National Geographic. Television.Martin, Eric Grundhauser, Rachel. "Oymyakon." Atlas Obscura. Atlas Obscura, n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. .Naymushin, Ilya. "Inside a Siberian Prison." Reuters.com. Thomas Reuters, n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. .Various. "Prison camps in Siberia." Spartacus Educational. Ed. Spartacus educational. schoolnet.co, n.d. Web. 19 Feb. 2014. .