gulag

Russians are fond of asking two vitally important questions about life: "Who is to blame?" and "What is to be done?"
Russians are fond of asking two vitally important questions about life: "Who is to blame?" and "What is to be done?"
During mad dashes toward the future, inevitably, pockets of a nearly forgotten past emerge to make themselves known, lest they completely fade into obscurity.
The events that unfolded on this day back in Eastern Poland may still haunt those who lived through the experience and managed to come out the other side alive. However, the rest of the world is not yet fully aware of what took place and the ripple effects that remain.
In all the wise commentary on the tragic Russia-Ukraine situation, I have seen few observations (admissions?) that 20th-century Ukraine is essentially a Soviet geopolitical construction.
At the University of Southern California (USC), a giant story of Jewish history has been writ large in a small exhibition titled "Lives of the Great Patriotic War: The Untold Story of Soviet Jewish Soldiers in the Red Army during WWII."
The Siberian Times reports that the latest travel fad is 'Gulag Tourism.' Gulags if you remember from 12th grade history, were Soviet-era forced labor camps. They were in existence from the 1930s until 1960.
In one year, three missionaries were detained in North Korea from America, South Korea and Australia.
2012-11-29-FromaPolishCountryHouseKitchenCOV.jpgFor many of us, the term "Polish cooking" conjures up memories of heavy, greasy dishes: the food of exile and poverty. But as we happily discovered, the new Polish cuisine is not your grandmother's cooking.
Some might know Don Tapscott as a management guru, a much sought after speaker at global forums and the author of bestselling books. I know him as a talented musician, an all-around creative thinker, and great friend.
Of the 2.3 million prisoners now being held, more than 100,000 work in federal and state prison industry programs. This doesn't mean the usual cooking and cleaning, but work that produces products for sale -- about $2.4 billion dollars annually.
I've been with the Simon Wiesenthal Center since the day our human rights organization began back in 1977. An important part
If the Democrats can create some momentum of their own, and learn the lessons of health care, then they may be able to substantially reduce the electoral damage in November.
March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Russia may reintroduce convict labor based on the Soviet model as an alternative to incarceration
Two cases reported by the GAO are revealing. In one case a Florida teacher's aide gagged and duct-taped children as young as 6 for misbehaving.
Hedge fund managers who pay themselves billions are not 'making money' as most people understand that phrase. The cash they take is actually being carved out of the system.