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There are 23 item(s) tagged with the keyword "prison".

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1. Excessive Restraint a New Norm?

Law enforcement in Samara has begun regularly using leg shackles for courtroom defendants.

Tags: prison, human rights, law
2. One Prison to the Next

Russian prisoners with military experience are being recruited to join the fight in Ukraine.

Tags: prison, war in ukraine, NGOs, prisoners, military
3. Summer Fun at a Russian Prison

Penal Colony No. 7 in Bashkiria is in the market for a "towed water banana." Exactly why is anyone's guess.

Tags: watersports, prison, corruption
4. 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
5. 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
6. Statues, Beer, and Prison Heads

Our bimonthly roundup of news on Russia most others missed.

Tags: kaliningrad, art, prison, baikal, lenin
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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

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