Tag: gulag

R.I.P. Memorial’s Arseny Roginsky: fought to keep memory of Soviet crimes alive


Arseny Roginsky (left), a veteran activist who was chairman of the respected Memorial human rights society, has died after a life chronicling abuses and injustice in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet… Read more »

Russia’s current conflicts reopen battles over past


  Secrets were forbidden in camp Perm-36. Guards searched everywhere for them, even in prisoners’ eyes, ears and teeth, notes analyst Francesca Ebel. Ukrainian poet Vasyl Stus, imprisoned in the Soviet… Read more »