Kengir Gulag Uprising

Kengir Gulag Uprising

During the 1954 Kengir Gulag Uprising inmates assumed control over the camp. Due to the large body of educated inmates, the 40 days of freedom saw the creation of plays, an ex-noble organizing a café, priests organizing marriages, engineers creating improvised radios and a hydroelectric power station.

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