Ghosts from the Past – Abandoned Gulags Revisited


Below are photos of labor prison camps of Soviet Time Gulag stands for “Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps.” The system of Stalin’s labor camps was the most monstrous death factory in all history, with ‘production’ exceeding even WWII Holocaust. Around 40 million died in Gulag labor camps Camps were located in Taiga, a huge … More Ghosts from the Past – Abandoned Gulags Revisited

Itil a Jewish City rediscovered in Russia – Once feared by Stalin


The city, Itil, was the capital of the Khazars, a powerful nation that adopted Judaism as its official religion more than 1,000 years ago, only to disappear, leaving little trace of its culture. It was mentioned in medieval travellers’ accounts but Soviet dictator Josef Stalin banned any research into the city and the Khazars, fearing … More Itil a Jewish City rediscovered in Russia – Once feared by Stalin