Support The Moscow Times!

Prison to Get Tanning Bed

Inmates and personnel of Moscow’s notorious Butyrskaya pretrial prison will soon be able to use a tanning bed, which will be installed on the premises by January, RIA-Novosti reported.

Inmates will be able to pay for the service from their personal accounts, Butyrskaya warden Sergei Telyatnikov said, without providing any rates.

He added that an ultrasonography room — where doctors could inspect internal organs — has also been installed and will begin operating “in the nearest future.” All upgrades are being done without state funds, Telyatnikov added, without elaborating.

… we have a small favor to ask. As you may have heard, The Moscow Times, an independent news source for over 30 years, has been unjustly branded as a "foreign agent" by the Russian government. This blatant attempt to silence our voice is a direct assault on the integrity of journalism and the values we hold dear.

We, the journalists of The Moscow Times, refuse to be silenced. Our commitment to providing accurate and unbiased reporting on Russia remains unshaken. But we need your help to continue our critical mission.

Your support, no matter how small, makes a world of difference. If you can, please support us monthly starting from just $2. It's quick to set up, and you can be confident that you're making a significant impact every month by supporting open, independent journalism. Thank you.

Once
Monthly
Annual
Continue
paiment methods
Not ready to support today?
Remind me later.

Read more