Why convicts of GULAG constructed iron roads to Mongolia

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Why convicts of GULAG constructed iron roads to Mongolia Prisoners of GULAG built White Sea-Baltic Canal, brought down the wood and worked at mines on everything to Soviet Union. However very few people know that Stalin sent the Russian convicts to help Mongolia – the country which long time was considered as the only official ally of the USSR. "Friendship" on bones the Mongolian national republic was in an orbit of influence of Bolsheviks since 1921, and the USSR actively helped to develop economy of "the world's second socialist country". Still in the thirties at means of the Soviet party to Mongolia there were the first...

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Gvozdevsky Fedor
Sagdiev Timur
Filin Sergei