Solitary cell in Barabanikha labour camp
Solitary cells, officially called penal isolators, were an integral part of almost every labour camp. They served to punish prisoners for the sligh...
A solitary section of the smaller type found in most regular, relatively small labour camps intended for 500 or fewer prisoners. In the front part of such a solitary section there were two small cells, while in the back there was one large one in which most of the space is occupied by a broad plank bed.