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Articles with tag "Prison"
Navalny to Sue Prison Authorities for Not Giving Him Winter Boots
Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday that he is suing his maximum security prison for not giving him winter boots, as temperatures...
In Russia's 'Land of Prison' Where Brittney Griner Is Held
The news that American basketball player Brittney Griner had arrived in the IK-2 penal colony in Mordovia, also known as the Russian "land of prisons,"...
Navalny Denounces Harsher Russian Detention Conditions
Jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny says he has been moved to a small, isolated cell and deprived of family visits, his team announced...
on the run
Nearly 1 in 3 Prisoners Freed by Retreating Russians Recaptured, Ukraine Says
Ukrainian law enforcement said it has caught and returned to prison 166 of 457 inmates who were freed by Russia’s military and Russian-installed...
promise of freedom
‘There’s No Way Back’: Wagner Group Looks to Russia's Jails to Bolster Ukraine Force
Andrei had been serving his second prison term in St. Petersburg for car theft when he was released and sent to the frontline in Ukraine. The 22-year-old...
attempt on life
Russian Prisoners’ Rights Activist Says Escaped Assassination
Vladimir Osechkin heads the Gulagu.net project, which has published videos showing graphic scenes of torture inside Russian prisons.
Video Shows Prigozhin Recruiting Russian Prisoners for Ukraine Fight
A man resembling the Wagner mercenary group's alleged owner promises inmates a presidential pardon or a future career after a six-month stint.
Russia’s Prison Brand of Economic Self-Sufficiency
Prison labor may prove to be one of the mainstays of Russia's economic development.
Russian Prisons Say Can Replace IKEA With ‘Better, Cheaper’ Inmate-Made Furniture
“[Prison] colonies may well take the place of IKEA...we have better quality and lower prices,” one prison official said.
Prison Torture Victim Dies From Pneumonia – Reports
Makarov was 29 at the time of his death from double pneumonia in a hospital bed.
Russia Recruits Prisoners En Masse for Ukraine Deployment – NGO
The report comes as Russia's military seeks to shore up its depleted forces four months after the start of the war.
Russia Hands Heavy Sentences to North Korean Fishermen
Twelve fishermen from the closed state were handed sentences from four to 13 years in prison.
‘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.
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