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1. Crimes Against Hu-mine-ity

A Russian teenager faces 5 years in jail for crimes committed in Minecraft.

Tags: crime, terrorism, video game, teenagers, prison
2. Copperfield? I Hardly Know Her!

“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.”

– Eugene, at Nevyansk prison, as he shows off a magic trick.
Tags: law, Urals, prison, magic
3. Statues, Beer, and Prison Heads

Our bimonthly roundup of news on Russia most others missed.

Tags: kaliningrad, art, prison, baikal, lenin
4. A Premature Celebration

A Krasnodar man, sentenced to serve time for theft, marked his release by doing what he does best.

Tags: krasnodar, prison, alcohol, police, crime
5. Dostoyevsky in Siberia and Beyond

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.

Tags: prison, Kazakhstan, barnaul, tyumen, Omsk, exile, Siberia, history, author, literature, dostoevsky
6. Not Cu-Cumbersome for Prisoners

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.

Tags: inmate, prisoner, prison reform, convicts, prison, gardening, cucumber
7. New GULAG?

Russian authorities have found a new way to boost the country’s sluggish economic growth while also solving the shortage of construction workers: prison labor.

Tags: BAM, siberia, gulag, prison
8. Big Little Parody of Little Big's Hit

Women in a correctional facility in Russia participated in a competition with a parody of Little Big’s hit “Uno.”

Tags: prison, contests, novosibirsk
9. Odd Places, Odd Things

This week's we feature a smattering of things that are somewhere they shouldn't be, including drugs, tanks, mammoths, kids, and (of course) Lenin.

Tags: environment, prison, law, Victory Day, russian history, weather, Siberia
10. Help for Grooms, Swimmers are Doomed, and a Prisoner's Rooms

This week we have grants for bride-stealing, anthropomorphic cakes, prisoners (and guards) walking on glass, and important advice for your next trip to Chelyabinsk.

 

Tags: bars, Chelyabinsk, prison, law, food, chechnya, environment, health

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