Putin gives Soviet Union gulag a glossy museum-style makeover [Video]

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Perm-36 was one of 53 prison camps which operated in the 1940s and 50sStalin sent enemies of the state there to toil in the freezing cold indefinitelySlave camp is one of the first to be revamped to reinforce a new narrative that Joseph Stalin was an "effective manager" who made the Soviet Union...

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  • Perm-36 was one of 53 prison camps which operated in the 1940s and 50s
  • Stalin sent enemies of the state there to toil in the freezing cold indefinitely
  • Slave camp is one of the first to be revamped to reinforce a new narrative that Joseph Stalin was an ‘effective manager’ who made the Soviet Union great …
Putin secured another six years in power and begun a campaign to rewrite history

Putin secured another six years in power and begun a campaign to rewrite history

Perm-36 (pictured), 60 miles northeast of the city of Perm in the Urals, was built in 1946

Perm-36 (pictured), 60 miles northeast of the city of Perm in the Urals, was built in 1946

The gulag is now a museum hailing the camp as a positive, and necessary, force in Russia

The gulag is now a museum hailing the camp as a positive, and necessary, force in Russia