Kazakhstan: Museum Recalls Stalin’s Devastating Legacy

Mugshots of prisoners from the time of the Karaganda gulag (Karlag) are displayed in the Dolinka Museum for the Commemoration of Victims of Political Repression. (Photo: Joanna Lillis)

In a sleepy backwater spot on central Kazakhstan’s steppe, an imposing neoclassical building topped with a red star stands as a testament to the country’s totalitarian past.

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Joanna Lillis is a freelance writer who specializes in Central Asia.

Kazakhstan: Museum Recalls Stalin’s Devastating Legacy

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