ARTICLE 119. Citizens of the U.S.S.R. have the right to rest and leisure. The right to rest and leisure is ensured by the reduction of the working day to seven hours for the overwhelming majority of the workers, the institution of annual vacations with full pay for workers and employees and the provision of a wide network of sanatoria, rest homes, and clubs for the accommodation of the working people.
Labourers in the prisons worked up to 14 hours a day on huge projects, including the White Sea-Baltic Canal By the time the last Soviet gulag closed, millions of people had died from exhaustion, starvation and murder
IMAGES GULAG PRISONS
Convicted men sleep inside of a sod-covered house in a Siberian gulag, Siberia, at an unknown date. Prisoners lived in squalid conditions, and many people died of starvation or exhaustion from working too many hours and not receiving enough food from the prison staff
posted on 06/17/2019 7:57:20 PM PDT
by Fred Nerks
To: Fred Nerks
But its alright. They were being ensured the right to work so that makes everything OK, right?
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