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  1. Siberian Prison Camps James Donnelly

  2. Overview • Life in Siberia • Prison History • Prison Life

  3. Siberia • Consists of Eastern Russia • Encloses all of Northern Asia • 75% of Russian land mass • 15% of Russia’s population

  4. Life in Siberia • Oymyakon • “The coldest village on Earth” • Average Temp. -50* C • Fur, Fur, Fur! • Daily life • Transportation • Burials • Diet • Coal dependent

  5. History of Prisons • 1754 exile begins • Death penalty not popular until 1900’s • Provided labor • More humane in public eyes • Gulags • 1930-1955 • Popularized by Stalin • Siberian prisons today • Less severe • 149 regulated prisons

  6. Life in Prison • Trans Siberian railroad • Freezing temperatures • More social than western prisons • Competitions • Labor • Light to heavy depending on convict • Visitation is allowed • Very few families actually go

  7. Connections to Society • Society Influenced the novel

  8. Works Cited • Inside Russia's Toughest Prisons. Prod. National Geographic. Television. • Martin, Eric Grundhauser, Rachel. "Oymyakon." Atlas Obscura. Atlas Obscura, n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. <http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/oymyakon-arctic-circle>. • Naymushin, Ilya. "Inside a Siberian Prison." Reuters.com. Thomas Reuters, n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. <http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId=USRTR2PAB4#a=12>. • Various. "Prison camps in Siberia." Spartacus Educational. Ed. Spartacus educational. schoolnet.co, n.d. Web. 19 Feb. 2014. <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/RUSsiberia.htm>.