Also by Svetlana Osipova
April 17, 2020
Locked Up During Lockdown: Russia's Prison Inmates Anxious As Coronavirus Crisis Unfolds
With about 875,000 people confined in Russia's prisons and pretrial-detention facilities, activists and inmates are worried that conditions there are ideal for a major outbreak of COVID-19. Little has been done so far, prisoners relatives say, to head off a disastrous outcome.