Description:01 43 04 00 Russian Archives 20th century. The 30s. Workers carrying heavy loads. Posters in Russian, prisoners enter gulag. Guard checks id papers. View of gulag, encampments and prison labourers digging trench. Major works being carried out. Excavation. Working in water, arduous physical effort. Use wheelbarrows to load up carriages. Prisoners make a chain and pass bricks down and load wagon. Women fill wheelbarrows with soil, looks like building site. Shot of another construction site.