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Representatives of the Kolyma-Plus TV channel visited the site that functions as a correctional center at IK-4 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Magadan Region. UFIC employees said that the institution began work in May 2019. It serves punishment for those convicted for committing crimes of small or medium gravity, or for committing a serious crime for the first time, as well as convicts for whom the unserved part of the sentence is replaced by a milder type of punishment.

The filling limit for the correctional center is 50 people. Convicts who have a professional education work as welders by profession. The rest of the convicts work as laborers. Almost all of them work in accordance with the existing qualifications in organizations and enterprises of the city of Magadan.

Then the journalists were shown the production part of the maximum security penal colony. They were able to see how convicts make mobile homes, wood and metal products, and also learned that the development of production activities allows not only to resolve issues of self-sufficiency for convicts, but also their employment, allowing convicts to fulfill their claims.

Production workshops in correctional colony No. 4 have been operating for many years, the main specialization: the manufacture of cabinet furniture, metalwork, small architectural forms, the production of plastic windows and doors, the provision of services for car maintenance, sewing production.

During the visit, the correspondents were able to communicate with the convicts who work in the production shops. At the end of the visit, Timofey Seradzinov, Deputy Head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Magadan Region, answered in detail all the questions that arose from journalists.

Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Magadan Region

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