Ivdel, Sverdlovsk Oblast (Siberia)
Volga Germans were sent to Ivdel to work in the forced labor of the Trudarmee during the Soviet Era. The gulag there was established in 1937.
Many Volga German families remained in the area following the completion of their forced labor time.
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Ivdel:
Frank from Kautz
Schönfeld from Pfeifer