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It was known as ‘the vast prison without a roof.’ From the beginning of the nineteenth century until the Russian Revolution, the tsars exiled more than one million prisoners and their families beyond the Ural Mountains to Siberia. Siberia was intended to serve not only as a dumping ground for criminals, but also as a … Continue reading The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars Find out more »