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Relatively small museum of gulag history.
Relatively small museum of gulag history. Current exhibit though provides a fascinating look into censorship under Soviet times -- numerous and sometimes-famous doctored photographs are shown side-by-side with the un-doctored originals.
Petrovka Street, 16, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 621-73-46
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