Sunday, December 13, 2009

Russia: Russia's hardest prison - a living death

As suspended capital punishment continues to spark debate in Russia, RT went to find out what the life-sentenced think of it and what it feels to be a life convict.

Nobody knows why a colony for the life-sentenced near the city of Solikamsk in western Siberia is called White Swan. The birds image there, emblazoned on every corner, is reminiscent of a kindergarten, rather than a maximum security correctional facility.

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