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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
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