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The author of "Kolyma Stories" installed a memorial plaque

On the facade of the anti-tuberculosis dispensary in the village of Debin, Magadan Region, a memorial plaque was installed to the author of "Kolyma Tales" Varlam Shalamov. Here in the late 1940s - early 50s, at the Central Hospital of the Directorate of the North-Eastern Forced Labor Camps (USVITL), the writer received medical treatment, and then worked as a medical assistant.

On the ground floor of the institution, the staff organized a memorial room-museum of the writer. Here are the authentic household items, camp life, which collected the local residents. On the stands Dalstroi orders 1946-1952's, which shed light on many things. In addition, there are documents directly relating to Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov, publications about the writer in various newspapers and magazines, literary almanacs, various editions of his books.

The memorial room-museum attracts many tourists from Russia and abroad. The staff of the clinic hopes that the memorial room will be given the status of a museum.

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