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Beyond Freedom: Photos Inside Russia's Prison System

28 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

As of October 1, 2018, there were 575,686 people in the institutions of Russia's penitentiary system. For each of these people, the reality of being in one of the penitentiary institutions is simultaneously a problem, a conflict, and a compromise. But probably to the greatest extent, it's a compromise.
That is the form of adaptation - the convicted individual accepts changing conditions by adopting new requirements to live by and new living conditions to dwell in. Every day is a compromise with himself or herself, with representatives of the state, with other convicts, and with his or her...
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