Exhibition "Prisoners of" ALZHIR Unshakable in Spirit ". More than 18 thousand women passed by stage through the Gulag camps, they were constantly transferred from one camp to another. About 8 thousand women served time in "ALZHIR" from beginning to end, of which the majority are Russian women - 4 390 people (50%), then Jews - 855 people (20%), Ukrainian women - 740 people ( 15%) and Kazakh women - 87 people (2%). Also, German, French, Swedish, Japanese, Norwegian, Austrian, Polish, Georgian, Armenian, Azeri, Lithuanian, Latvian, etc. were serving time in the camp. About 600 women died in the camp (the exact number is being specified). These were mainly the wives of famous statesmen, political and public figures, whose names are widely known throughout the post-Soviet space: Aziza Ryskulova and her mother Arifa Esengulova, Damesh Zhurgeneva, Rabiga Asfendiyarova, singer Lidia Ruslanova, writer Galina Serebryakova, women from the family of the executed Marshal Tukhachevsky, wife of the writer Boris Pilnyak , Yuri Trifonov Evgeny Lurie, mother of Bulat Okudzhava and Maya Plisetskaya.

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