Today Russia is the biggest weapon exporter of the world and delivers, primarily, to China, India, in Iran and Syria.
Verleihung des Sacharov-Preis für Ludmilla Alexejewa
» Audio-Beitrag des Deutschlandfunks vom 16.12.2009
While the GULAG system in the Soviet Union has been decreased during the 80-ties and 90-ties (at least for foreigners), the Chinese Gulag, called LAOGAI, is being increased. Annually approx. 500.000 Chinese disappear into this "Slave Labor" and "Annihilation camps" ("LAOGAI: The Chinese Gulag" by Hongda Harry Wu, published1992). This vast network of camps serves the production of cheap goods enabling China in part a gigantic economic boom at present