Another street in Vorkuta, with some apartment buildings. Vorkuta had its origin in a notorious Gulag established in 1932, and it remained a major center of the labor camps until at least the 1950s. It is still connected to the Russian rail network by a rail line completed in 1941 by prisoners.

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