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‘Youth and stupidity’
Russian Student Sapega Seeks Pardon for 6-Year Belarus Sentence – BBC
Sofia Sapega’s lawyer said that she could be pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the event of her transfer.
U.S. Basketball Star Griner’s Drug Detention Extended in Russia – TASS
Griner is one of several American basketball players who played in the Russian league.
Putin Signs Law Introducing Jail Terms for 'Fake News' on Army
The past year has seen an unprecedented crackdown on independent and critical voices in Russia that only intensified after the start of the invasion.
Russia Charges 6 After Leaks of Prison Rape Videos
The harrowing footage of sexual abuse at a jail in the central city of Saratov highlighted mistreatment in Russia's vast prison system.
'the little japanese'
Russia Hands Lengthy Prison Terms to Mobster’s Killers
Vyacheslav Ivankov, alias Yaponchik or The Little Japanese, was shot by sniper fire as he left a restaurant in Moscow in 2009.
Putin Sacks Russian Prisons Chief After Torture Leak Scandal
The explosive videos that showed rape and torture inside a prison hospital shed new light on abuses within Russian prisons.
released from isolation
Former U.S. Marine Ends Hunger Strike in Russian Prison
U.S. citizen Trevor Reed launched the hunger strike from prison to protest against alleged violations of his rights.
Russia Adds Founder of Prisoners’ Rights NGO to Wanted List
Vladimir Osechkin claimed that the move was politically motivated in response to Gulagu.net’s publishing of prison torture videos.
Russia Drops Case Against Prison Torture Whistleblower
Sergei Savelyev fled Russia and asked for asylum in France after leaking videos of torture inside a Russian jail.
New Russian Prison Torture Video Surfaces From Bombshell Leak
The latest video is part of a massive trove obtained by a former inmate who is now seeking asylum in France.
U.S. Ex-Marine Reed Goes on Hunger Strike in Russian Prison – Reports
Trevor Reed has reportedly been in solitary confinement and unable to contact his family for months.
Russia Rights Group Sees Political Prisoners Soar
The number of political prisoners in Russia has risen sharply this year in a trend that recalls late Soviet-era repression.
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Russia Puts Torture Video Whistleblower on Wanted List
Sergei Savelyev, a Belarus national, smuggled shocking footage of abuse out of a jail in the central city of Saratov.
Inmate Who Leaked Russia Prison Rape Video Seeks French Asylum
The former inmate behind the video leak said he could no longer keep the explosive revelations to himself.
Abuse Claims Spark Riot at Russian Prison
Authorities have launched an investigation into a prison riot involving at least 200 inmates.
'Unprecedented' Video Leak Shows Rampant Torture at Russian Prisons – NGO
The Gulagu.net rights group told The Moscow Times it has received over 40 gigabytes of files showing inmates being tortured.
interview from inside
Russia Critic Navalny Gives First Interview From Jail
Alexei Navalny compared life behind bars to a Chinese labor camp, saying he is forced to watch eight hours of state television a day.
Secret Underground Prison Reported Found Near St. Petersburg
The prison, disguised as a cottage, contained two cells and a human-sized crematory, according to footage published by St. Petersburg-based media.
Russian Prisoners to Build Siberian Railway Line
Amid labor shortages Russian government officials have discussed plans to use prison labor for major construction projects.
Call for Release
Council of Europe Urges Russia to Release Navalny 'Immediately'
The Council of Europe's committee of ministers is "gravely concerned" that Navalny "remains in detention and his conviction stands."
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