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RUSSIA: Dante’s Inferno

by Penny Morvant THE STATE OF RUSSIA’S PRIS-ons and penal camps is so bad that, at any moment, “the protests of those convicted and of their family and friends could provoke a social explosion,” Prosecutor-General Yurii Skuratov told a meeting of law-enforcement officials in Moscow on 3 March. Skuratov’s warning is just the latest in […]