Criminals Abusing Political Prisoner

Description

Kersnovskaia drawing of conflict between criminal and political prisoners in a barracks. She recalled that urki(criminal prisoners) maltreated the famous scientist, Fedorov. Kersnovskaia tried to defend him, but criminals beat her severely. Many years later, Kersnovskaia received a letter of thanks from Federov for her having the bravery to defend him.

Creator

Evfrosiniia Kersnovskaia

Source

Courtesy of the Evfrosiniia Kersnovskaia Foundation, Moscow

Bibliographic Citation

Evfrosiniia Kersnovskaia, "Criminals Abusing Political Prisoner ." Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives, Item #321 (accessed December 10 2017, 9:19 pm)