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There are 8 item(s) tagged with the keyword "prison".

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1. Homecoming to Mother Russia

Russian women: give birth in Syrian prisons, drive metro trains, make news (and borsch), and welcome children home from the dead.

Tags: media, metro, graffiti, Moscow, prison, children, taiga, mushrooms, bureaucracy, hockey, putin, elections, Ukraine
2. A Place for Everything

Sorry, Bulgakov – the devil didn’t come to Moscow this time, but prizes and panties did.

Tags: cooking, prison, fashion, transport, television, putin, geography, school, devil, religion, urban, Moscow, twitter
3. Prison, Ford, and A Great Director

Other assorted items from around the Russian world.

Tags: movies, film, skating, prison
4. Come Out and Play

Defending gay rights, yoga, recycling, and a stress-free childhood. Yes, in Russia.

Tags: meteors, animals, fish, prison, Sochi, yoga, lgbt, school, environment, soccer
5. The Kremlin on Ice

Convicts carve up the Kremlin, an assassin wins a prize, and governors drop like flies. Actually, that all sounds a lot worse than what happened. Find out for yourself. 

Tags: Russia, prison, Kremlin, Photo of the Year, politics
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. Liquor machines and lullaby missiles

Patriotic tectonic plates, the threat of airborne Internet, a possible return to the Gulag, and some problems without solutions.  

Tags: Russia, Crimea, drones, Internet, prison, Gulag, justice
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. More Dangerous Than Gunpowder

Under Stalin, a poem could mean life or death. For many poets, it was a one-way ticket to the Gulag. Today, poems can be a means to face cultural memories of arrests in the night, forced labor, and the silence demanded of people fearing those fates. 

Tags: poetry, gulag, prison, memory, history, literature, Akhmatova, Ozerov, Samoilov, censorship
By Alice E.M. Underwood
8. Russian Political Prisoners Ignored by Everyone

Sergey Udaltsov, a leftist protest leader currently under house arrest pending investigation of his alleged planning of the May 6, 2012 Bolotnaya Square riots exemplifies the popular saying: “out of sight, out of mind.” Yet he is not alone in his plight...

Tags: politics, dissent, prison
By Andrey Tselikov

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