Online ExhibitGulag Museum

Introduction: Gulag Museum

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“To promote democratic values and civic consciousness in contemporary Russia through preservation of the last Soviet political camp as a living reminder of repression and as an important historical and cultural monument.”

Mission statement of the Gulag Museum.

A dedicated group of activists has turned the last Soviet-era labor camp for political prisoners into a museum and historic site, as they seek to shape a just Russian present by remembering the legacy of past Soviet injustice.