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eTurboNews
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:07:30 -0700

During the 1940s and 50s, thousands of prisoners worked at forced labour camps in the Tomponsky district building the M56 Kolyma Highway, often called the "road of bones" as many of them died during construction. Minister Yekaterina Kormilitsyna said: ...
 
Capecodonline (blog)
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 15:37:30 -0800

... when you reach and pass them you have an experience similar to that of drivers on the Road of Bones (Russia's M56 Kolyma Highway) in which you have passed the best efforts of that player or perhaps surpassed, since you are doing better than they did?
 
ExplorersWeb
Thu, 31 May 2012 14:55:03 -0700

(Correne Coetzer - updated: added image ) On June 1 Dimitri Kieffer is on his bicycle again to start the ninth section of his human powered expedition around the world. This time it is a long way, says Dimitri to ExWeb, 6730km from Yakutsk, Sakha ...
 
AsiaNews.it
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:41:15 -0700

During the 1940s and 1950s, thousands of political prisoners, dissidents and anti-government activists worked in forced labour camps - the gulag - located in the Tomponsky District, where they built the M56 Kolyma Highway, often called the "road of ...
 
The Independent (blog)
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 10:30:46 -0800

To get there, Charlie and his team had to travel along the M56 Kolyma Highway, or the 'Road of Bones', so called as when Stalin's political prisoners were digging it as part of his gulag programmes one dropped dead every metre. Their bodies were simply ...
 
Philippine Star
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:01:15 -0800

Across the 1,260-mile M56 Kolyma Highway, also known as the Road of Bones. Built by Gulag prisoners during the Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin era, this lethal frost-covered track is only passable during winter when the rivers are frozen over. With layers ...
 
ExplorersWeb
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 04:06:58 -0800

(By Correne Coetzer) Since mid-January, Dimitri is on his way to Paren, Kamchatka, where he stopped on May 13, 2010. No easy task to get to this remote area in the Russian Federation. Already 17 days in Evensk, his departure from Evensk to Paren has ...
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