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** Another way--all too common, by the way--was to escape from German captivity. The "[[InsaneTrollLogic logic]]" was that since nobody could escape the Nazi prisons, any "escapees" were actually spies who had done a deal with the Germans.

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** Another way--all too common, by the way--was to escape from German captivity. The "[[InsaneTrollLogic logic]]" was that since nobody could escape the Nazi prisons, any "escapees" were actually spies who had done made a deal with the Germans.


That place where UsefulNotes/JosephStalin sends you if you don't behave. No, not [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim Hell]] but the next worst thing.[[note]]Some inmates would suggest that this comparison is too easy on the camps.[[/note]]

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That place where UsefulNotes/JosephStalin UsefulNotes/JosefStalin sends you if you don't behave. No, not [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim Hell]] but the next worst thing.[[note]]Some inmates would suggest that [[InsultToRocks this comparison is too easy on the camps.camps]].[[/note]]


* Russian film ''Major Pugachev's Last Battle'', based on the work of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varlam_Shalamov Varlam Shalamov]].

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* Russian film ''Major ''[[https://www.kinopoisk.ru/film/259241/ Major Pugachev's Last Battle'', Battle]]'', based on the work of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varlam_Shalamov Varlam Shalamov]].

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* In ''ComicBook/TheWarlord'', Mariah returns to the USSR decdes after she left and is arrested as a Western spy and sent to the Gulag. A later arc involves her escaping and attempting to return to Skataris.
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* During the Soviet period, most of the camps had similarly mediocre levels of security, with [[DeathWorld Mother Nature]] doing the extra guarding if necessary, and the death penalty working fine for those too dangerous to live. However, in the [[UsefulNotes/TheNewRussia modern period]], with the moratorium on the death penalty, [[TheAlcatraz supermaxes]] for lifetime prisoners were also added to the system. Some of the more well known ones include White Swan Prison in Solikamsk, Black Dolphin in Sol-Iletsk and Fire Island in the Vologda Oblast.

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* During the Soviet period, most of the camps had similarly mediocre levels of security, [[DeadlyEnvironmentPrison with [[DeathWorld Mother Nature]] Nature doing the extra guarding if necessary, necessary]], and the death penalty working fine for those too dangerous to live. However, in the [[UsefulNotes/TheNewRussia modern period]], with the moratorium on the death penalty, [[TheAlcatraz supermaxes]] for lifetime prisoners were also added to the system. Some of the more well known ones include White Swan Prison in Solikamsk, Black Dolphin in Sol-Iletsk and Fire Island in the Vologda Oblast.


* The Soviet Union put many peace protesters and dissidents in [[BedlamHouse mental asylums]] when the labor camps became overpopulated. These people were mixed in with genuine mental patients--and Russia was not the only WarsawPact country to do this.

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* The Soviet Union put many peace protesters and dissidents in [[BedlamHouse mental asylums]] when the labor camps became overpopulated. These people were mixed in with genuine mental patients--and Russia was not the only WarsawPact UsefulNotes/WarsawPact country to do this.


* Austrian-Yugoslav communist [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karlo_%C5%A0tajner Karlo Štajner]] wrote "Seven Thousand Days in Siberia" about his experience in the Gulag. The book was a bestseller in Yugoslavia.

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* Austrian-Yugoslav communist [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karlo_%C5%A0tajner Karlo Štajner]] wrote "Seven ''"Seven Thousand Days in Siberia" Siberia"'' about his experience in the Gulag. The book was a bestseller in Yugoslavia.


* ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Way_Back The Way Back]]'' also tells the story of the Gulag.

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* ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Way_Back The Way Back]]'' also tells the story of the Gulag.is another Gulag escape story.


* Russian film ''Major Pugachev's Last Battle'' based on the work of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varlam_Shalamov Varlam Shalamov]].

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* Russian film ''Major Pugachev's Last Battle'' Battle'', based on the work of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varlam_Shalamov Varlam Shalamov]].

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* HBO film ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulag_(film) Gulag]]''.
* Russian film ''Major Pugachev's Last Battle'' based on the work of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varlam_Shalamov Varlam Shalamov]].
* German film ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/As_Far_as_My_Feet_Will_Carry_Me As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me]]'' about a German POW who escapes the Gulag.
* ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Way_Back The Way Back]]'' also tells the story of the Gulag.


* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karlo_%C5%A0tajner]] wrote "Seven Thousand Days in Siberia" about his experience in the Gulag. The book was a bestseller in Yugoslavia.

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* Austrian-Yugoslav communist [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karlo_%C5%A0tajner]] org/wiki/Karlo_%C5%A0tajner Karlo Štajner]] wrote "Seven Thousand Days in Siberia" about his experience in the Gulag. The book was a bestseller in Yugoslavia.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karlo_%C5%A0tajner]] wrote "Seven Thousand Days in Siberia" about his experience in the Gulag. The book was a bestseller in Yugoslavia.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varlam_Shalamov Varlam Shalamov]] also wrote about his experiences there. His stories are considered to be grittier than those of Solzhenitsyn, and generally speaking, more accurate.

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* In ''Literature/TheWindUpBirdChronicle'', Lieutenant Mamiya is sent to a gulag for 10 years after being captured during the Soviet invasion of Manchuria.

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