So it is with Just Send Me Word, a heroic love story amid the squalor and degradation of the gulag.
By Tea Party standards, that makes them one gulag shy of North Korea.
I am sure that no one in a gulag or Kanz-lager would have turned their nose up at some fresh poultry.
And so Chávez jails and hounds critics, but keeps no gulag of political prisoners.
A former lover of Shostakovich, the writer Galina Serebryakova, disappeared into the gulag camps.
Inside of prison, even our privileged American prison, scarcity is just as much of an issue as it was in the gulag.
Natan Sharansky—then Anatoly Scharansky—was somewhere deep in the gulag, imprisoned for speaking his mind.
It called the sign on its wall “an intentional insult to the memory of millions who died in the gulag.”
system of prisons and labor camps, especially for political detainees, in the former Soviet Union; rough acronym from Russian Glavnoe upravlenie ispravitel'no-trudovykh lagerei "Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps," set up in 1931.
A system of prison camps inside the former Soviet Union used for political prisoners. Under Joseph Stalin, millions of prisoners in these camps died from starvation and maltreatment. This system was given worldwide attention in the writings of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Gulag is an acronym in Russian of the name meaning Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps.