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Russia's oil squeeze: A look at city at centre of Siberia's oil boom

Russia's oil squeeze: A look at city at centre of Siberia's oi...

Once known the world over for its Gulag prison camps, Siberia is now synonymous with its Black Gold. Half of Russia's oil wealth is extracted from the western Siberia tundra, and the city of Khanty-Mansiysk is the region's CBC, 3 days ago

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Christian Science Monitor

Tragedy of a North Korean defector

SEOUL: North Korean defector Shin Dong-hyuk ( pic ), whose testimony of life in a North Korean gulag before his escape in 2005 propelled the unprecedented effort by the international community to address the brutal human rights abuses in the ... month ago Celebrated Korean gulag defector changes story. Does that change the truth?  Christian Science Monitor1 month ago N. Korean escapee honored by Jewish groups recants part of tale  The Times Of Israel1 month ago [Editorial] Tragedy of a defector  Korea Herald1 month ago
Malay Mail

'I'm not an enemy': Moscow exhibit showcases Gulag letters

MOSCOW (AFP) .- Written on cigarette packs or scraps of newspaper, embroidered with a fishbone on shreds of cloth or scratched on birch bark, clandestine letters from the Soviet Gulag were composed by any means prisoners had. Now those desperate ...
 Artdaily.org3 weeks ago Gulag letters illustrate history of Soviet camp  Asian Age4 weeks ago Im not an enemy: Moscow exhibit showcases Gulag ...  Gulf Time UAE4 weeks ago Gulag letters on exhibit  Manila Bulletin1 month ago
Moscow Times

Russia's Love of Abbreviations, From Gulag to LUKoil

И.о.: acting Russians use alot ofabbreviations— they have toif they want todo anything but talk. Even simple concepts take up alot ofletters. Forexample, inRussian theword "acting" as in"acting department head" is исполняющий ...
 Moscow Times3 weeks ago Russia's Preemptive Counter-Revolution  Project Syndicate1 month ago Putin's torturers: In a hell-hole Russian jail, a top lawyer is frozen, chained to a radiator, then clubbed to death. His crime? Blowing the whistle on government cronies who stole Russia's riches  Capital Bay1 month ago Alexander Etkind | Russia's preemtive counter-revolution  Livemint.com1 month ago

Robbed by the Kremlin

There is no gulag in today's Russia. Except, that is, for the tax lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Magnitsky was beaten to death in 2009 in prison, where he was being held on trumped-up charges for alleging that state officials had robbed Russian taxpayers ...
 Austin American Statesman3 weeks ago The Russian connection  Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago
Channel NewsAsia

Southeast Asia: UN rights office appeals for halt in executions for drug crimes

Seoul: North Korea argued on Wednesday that the admission of inaccuracies in the memoir of a high-profile gulag survivor rendered any existing or future UN resolution on Pyongyang`s human rights record "invalid".Defector Shin Dong-Hyuk acknowledged ...
 24Dunia1 month ago N. Korea says defector retractions make UN rights votes 'invalid'  Qatar Peninsula1 month ago Video: North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead -- Opening Ceremony  Center for Strategic and International Studies1 week ago North Korea: who needs human rights when you've got slogans?  Channel 42 weeks ago

The American Gulag

Cross-posted with If they were moved all at once, they could almost replace the population of Jamaica (2.7 million) and they would leave Qatar, Namibia, Macedonia, or Latvia swimming in extra people. I'm talking about the ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago Another face of the tyrannical police state: Your home is your prison  Sott.net1 month ago
Melbourne Age

Gitmo Gulag diary: A prisoner's tale of Guantanamo hell hits bookstores

12:46 AFP Photo / Mladen Antonov An inmate still being detained in Guantanamo is set to have his diary released to the public Tuesday following a years-long struggle with US authorities to declassify the document. In 2002, Mohamedou ...
 Russia Today1 month ago The diary of Guantanamo prisoner Mahamedou Ould Slahi  Melbourne Age1 week ago A look inside Guantanamo  Prospect1 week ago

AFP - NKorea-rights-prison-book

NKorea-rights-prison-book Contributed by NAMPA / AFP. N.Korean 'Camp 14' gulag survivor admits parts of story untrue SEOUL, Jan 18, 2015 (AFP) - A North Korean gulag survivor whose torture and daring escape was detailed in a best-selling book ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago AFP - NKorea-rights-prison-book-SKorea  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

Red Army hero who fought for French Resistance dies

A Red Army officer who fought for the French Resistance before being sent to the Gulag by Soviet authorities has died aged 95, officials said on Monday.Nikolai Vasenin died a few months after learning that the French love he lost 70 years ago had also passed ...
 Zee News2 months ago Red Army’s Resistance hero dies aged 95  Asian Age2 months ago
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