MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Correspondents of regional TV companies visited the city of Alatyr, where on the territory of the colony-settlement No. 8 there is a section that functions as a correctional center.
Media representatives noted that the hostel is clean, there are beds, bedside tables and wardrobes for personal belongings, a separate kitchen for eating, and washing machines. There is a single room next to the common rooms. It is for those who have violated the established order of serving their sentences. Currently, there are no such violators.
There are information boards and a printed schedule on the wall. For the convicts here, it is something like this: getting up, exercising, checking, breakfast, then – working day. After a hard day, those sentenced to forced labor can watch TV or read a book.
The head of the institution, Vladimir Morozov, noted that the main occupation of those sentenced to forced labor is labor activity. At the moment, those sentenced to forced labor are employed at the enterprises of the city of Alatyr.
The media workers visited the enterprises in which prisoners sentenced to forced labor work. The convicts in their interviews noted that they cannot choose their own job, quit their jobs and leave the correctional center without the permission of the administration.
Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Chuvash Republic – Chuvashia
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