KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement, Karaganda
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Tour the site of the most famous labor camp in the territory of modern-day Kazakhstan at KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement, now a memorial complex spanning 167 sq km (64 sq mi) in the Karaganda region. See restored rooms and laboratories that were run by Volga German detainees, and learn about the everyday activities of prisoners, including a KarLag ballet troupe. You will understand how the economy and coal mine industry of this camp fit into the larger scheme of Soviet labor camps and the development of rural areas. Hear stories from female prisoners and examine the personal belongings of ex-detainees. Set in a modern neo-classical building divided into three sections, the museum features a special exhibition about the camp in wartime. Put KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement at the forefront of your travel plans using our Karaganda vacation builder.
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  • Very interesting complex, although this was an office building, but the inside is beautiful and totally recreated the atmosphere of "those" times, very many documents telling of the era. Be sure to visit the coolest Museum field and in content, and the DP! Beautifully recreated laboratory "sharazhki" and a construction trailer. Should definitely go with an organized tour. It turns out in unique varieties were bred Karlage plants and animals (Kazakh white cow is still the pride of the country), irrigation system and snow retention. Very much still applies! But "Mamkino graveyard" and chopped the fate of millions of people-the downside of Karlag. Museum of edification ...
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  • The Museum is certainly worth a visit. It is a black page in our history. Of course the building was recovered from the ruins of the 1990s. The exposition of the chosen wisely. Recommend only tour. Lasts 1 h 20 min. The biggest impression left portrait of Stalin, which are due to the layout of the observation tower from different angles constantly looking at you. do not hit the lunch and in the output. How to get there. Bus 121 Karaganda-Shakhtinsk. Coming to a stop 2 Mine/Dolinka. Cross the road. There's a bus 5, 205. To stop dining (5 min). Cross the road. Go straight along the dining room and further to the left. You can see immediately the building with a red star. Entry = 400tg. Photographer = 700 TG. GPS Coordinates. N49° 40 ' 39 ". E72° 40 ' 48 "
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  • Museum in the village of Dolinka, Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. Created for the purpose of the study and preservation of the monuments of history and perpetuating the memory of Karlag innocent victims of labour camps on the territory of Kazakhstan. 1930-1950-ies in the Soviet Union carried out mass political repressions. Gulag (Chief Directorate of camps, Moscow) was SOVIET GULAG network everywhere-labour camps. The biggest [1114] his branch was Karlag centered at p. Dolinka, where was located the Office of KarITL, vlijavshee on the entire system of camps Karlag Museum of Kazakhstan was created according to the instructions of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Decree of Akim of the region from February 24, 2001 year, decision of Akim Shahtinsk from November 30, 2001 year. This is a story that it must not be forgotten here were cultured people humanity, people educated, intelegentnye, who sat not for that which remained faithful to his idkalom.
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