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1941–1944

Arsenii Formakov.

Edited by Emily D. Johnson.

in Gulag Letters

May 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 13431 words.

After he was sent to a Siberian labor camp in 1941, Formakov lost contact with his family. They remained behind in Nazi-occupied Latvia, and he could not contact them by mail until Soviet...

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1945

Arsenii Formakov.

Edited by Emily D. Johnson.

in Gulag Letters

May 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 37364 words.

Throughout 1945, Formakov wrote to his family regularly through the official, censored Gulag mail system and illicitly. Letters sent in this year detail Formakov’s efforts to smuggle mail...

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1946

Arsenii Formakov.

Edited by Emily D. Johnson.

in Gulag Letters

May 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 16560 words.

The letters that Formakov sent home in 1946 describe his contributions to cultural work in camp and his return to indoor work assignments. In this year he worked in a needle-making...

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1947

Arsenii Formakov.

Edited by Emily D. Johnson.

in Gulag Letters

May 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 15831 words.

Formakov’s letters from 1947 focus on his preparations for his release, the introduction of the zachet system of time-off for good work, and also his concerns about his wife’s health and...

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1950–1955

Arsenii Formakov.

Edited by Emily D. Johnson.

in Gulag Letters

May 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 6002 words.

Formakov was rearrested in 1949 and sent to the Irkutsk region and to Omsk to serve a second ten-year term. Held in special labor camps (osobye lageria), he had much less opportunity to...

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“A Grave Evil and Danger”

James Heinzen.

in The Art of the Bribe

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 13378 words.

As chapter 5 shows, beginning in mid-1943 and accelerating in the following years, concern was building among law enforcement and party authorities that bribery was becoming more prevalent....

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After Lemberg

Tarik Cyril Amar.

in The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv

November 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 18441 words.

This chapter discusses the population exchange between Poland and Soviet Ukraine which happene from 1944 to around 1946/1947, during which Lviv became the central site of the expulsion of...

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The Aftermath

Valerie Kivelson.

in Desperate Magic

October 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 2050 words.

This concluding chapter discusses Peter the Great’s introduction of two radically new principles into Russian law, with almost immediate consequences in Russian courtrooms. His...

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Afterword

Erika Monahan.

in The Merchants of Siberia

March 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 1730 words.

This afterword challenges various perceptions about Siberia that do not accurately portray its true meaning to the Russian Empire. Siberia by the nineteenth century came to be conceived of...

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Alternative Modernity?

György Péteri.

in The Socialist Car

September 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 10206 words.

This chapter examines how the state socialist order asserted its systemic exceptionalism (a pattern of development distinguishing socialism from capitalism) in the field of modern mobility,...

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