Working together

In her book, Grey Is the Color of Hope, Irina Ratushinskaya gives a moving account of her imprisonment in a remote Siberian labor camp. She was one of a small group of women housed together in a separate area called the "Small Zone," reserved for those considered especially "dangerous" because of their political views.

Starvation, humiliation, and isolation were employed to attempt to weaken the prisoners and break their resistance. Lies and enticing promises of reward were intended to sow distrust among them and to get them to inform on one another.

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