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Over 600 medical workers signed an open letter demanding to provide medical care to the opposition politician and stop sending him to punitive confinement.
Law enforcement in Samara has begun regularly using leg shackles for courtroom defendants.
Russian prisoners with military experience are being recruited to join the fight in Ukraine.
Penal Colony No. 7 in Bashkiria is in the market for a "towed water banana." Exactly why is anyone's guess.
A Russian teenager faces 5 years in jail for crimes committed in Minecraft.
“Usually, to put money on a card, you need an ATM; with magicians, everything is much simpler: just rub a coin and it becomes invisible.”
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A Krasnodar man, sentenced to serve time for theft, marked his release by doing what he does best.
Dostoyevsky spent ten years of his life exiled to Russia's Eastern hinterlands. Beyond the Urals, there are several places that shaped Dostoyevsky and influenced many of his greatest works of literature.
It looks like a penal colony in Russia’s Oryol region has met the challenge of prison reform with a solution as cool as a cucumber.
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