Gulag school restored in Salekhard

    501st building.  Stalin's Dead Road.  Salekhard - Nadym.  YaNAO (Yamal)

    Salekhard (YaNAO) will receive a restored building of the elementary school of the 501st construction. Information about this appeared on the personal page of the head of the district Dmitry Artyukhov.

    “At the finish line, the restoration of an object of historical heritage – the building of the elementary school of the 501st construction site. Colossal work was carried out, they tried to preserve the original appearance of the building as much as possible: the architraves were restored, the spirit of the past will also reign inside, ”the governor of the YaNAO writes on his telegram page.

    The 501st construction site is part of the Chum-Salekhard-Igarka railway line (under the department of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs). Today it is a monument to the victims of Stalin’s repressions.

    Earlier, URA.RU reported that the authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug planned to turn part of the construction site 501 into an open-air museum. As Governor Dmitry Artyukhov said during a meeting with cultural figures, it is planned to install lighting and parking on the territory of the Glukhariny junction, located between Salekhard and Nadym.


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