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Komariki in the GULAG

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Prisoners in the GULAG were sometimes punished by being tied to a tree, then made the victim of flying pests - like mosquitoes. 

This image depicts an example of the type of flying pests which tortured those prisoners.  The method of execution, by mosquitoes, was called kamariki.


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Photo online, courtesy Russian-language photo forum website.

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