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Russia Brings Back The Gulag

Russia Brings Back The Gulag. Kremlin Needs Labor For Large Infrastructure Projects.

The ongoing ‘Sovietization’ of the Russian economy is not just reflected in price caps on food. This week the government — which is struggling with a chronic labor shortage due to border closures — revealed it is looking to bring back Soviet-era gulag prison camps to provide the manpower for large-scale infrastructure developments. The first project to use convict labor is set to be one of the most notorious slave labor projects from the Stalin-era: the Baikal-Amur Railroad (BAM) in the Far East, wrote Russian independent news outlet, The Bell. 
— Read more below on tsarizm.com/news/eastern-europe/2021/05/30/russia-brings-back-the-gulag/

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