Concentration Camps Today

Soviet Russia (Caucasus Region — Chechniya/Daghestan)

Capital of Chechniya: Groznyi
(1 death camp)

Capital of Daghestan: Makhachkala
(3 concentration camps, 1 prison)

Death camps: 2
• Groznyi (Chechniya) (uranium mine [underground] & enrichment facility)
• Lermontov (underground uranium mine)

(death by radiation poisoning in both)

Forced-labor concentration camps: 50
• 4 for children (Belorechensk, Labinsk, Maikop, Ust-labinsk)
• 2 for women and their babies (Maikop, Olginskaya)
• 2 for women (Berezanskaya, Ust-labinsk)

Torture-facility prisons: 14

Psychiatric prisons: 4


Shifrin, A., The First Guidebook to Prisons and Concentration Camps of the Soviet Union, Bantam Books, New York, 1982.