Books: A Visual Tale of Love Amid the Gulags

By David Schonauer   Tuesday April 28, 2020

Kolyma, a region in northeastern Siberia, is known for two things:

Its gold mining and its Soviet-era labor camps.

The two were inextricably related: Spurred by the need for resources to finance his five-year plan, Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin began transporting prisoners to the region in the early 1930s to …

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