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Crime & Punishment: Russia's Prison System

Author: John Varoli

Oct/Nov 1999
Page 37   (11 pages)

Summary: Russia's prison system houses more prisoners per capita than any other nation on Earth. And the system's problems are as old and pernicious as when it was founded 120 years ago.

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