During two summers and a winter, world-renowned photojournalist Carl de Keyzer toured and photographed Russian gulags accompanied by a local photographer, an interpreter, and two army colonels as bodyguards. Between long waits for official permission to enter the camps, he drank quantities of vodka and tea with his companions, and more than once had to convince local officials that he was not a spy. At first he was shown only the "model" gulags, like Camp No. 27 located within the... More >>>
Carl de Keyzer captured life in Siberian prisons, including "model" ones like this.