Soviet prison camp system

MOSCOW | Russia’s Gulag museum: Prisoner data secretly destroyed

MOSCOW (AP) — A museum studying Soviet prison camps said Friday it has discovered a secret Russian order in 2014 instructing officials to destroy data on prisoners — a move it said “could have catastrophic consequences for studying the history of the camps.” Up to 17 million people were sent to the Gulag, the notorious … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia’s Gulag museum: Prisoner data secretly destroyed