Recent Examples of gulag from the Web
For all his silly tweets, Trump hasn’t opened any gulags (yet).
Sunkara sees a new future for Marxism, only this time without the purges, gulag, mass starvation, and other unpleasant features.
Although the bears’ appearance in Amderma ended without incident, the town, the site of a former gulag prison, is no stranger to their visits.
In fact, according to BBC, being a rear gunner in a Sturmovik was an almost certain death sentence, so the Soviet Union filled these unpopular jobs with people from its gulags.
The Soviet Union operated a secret laboratory to research untraceable poisons that were tested on condemned gulag prisoners, security service defectors have said.
Russia’s got a spotty history with gold mining, an industry that often gave rise to hellish conditions and notorious gulags.
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Origin and Etymology of gulag
First Known Use: 1974See Words from the same year
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