Operations at the Gulag camps were conducted in secret, and much of the history of the camps located in Perm, Russia, deep within the Ural Mountains, will never be known. Perm-36 was perhaps the most brutal Gulag for political prisoners in the
Deported Lithuanians on their way to Siberia in a cattle wagon in 1951. 70% of all those deported were women and children. These people were told they were to be deported: “to remote regions of Siberia for the rest of your life”.