Saturday, May 21

“A concentration camp 100 kilometers from Moscow”, this is the IK-2, the brutal and feared Russian prison in which they imprisoned the opposition Alexei Navalny

  • Fernanda Paul
  • BBC World News

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IK-2 Prison, also known as Pokrov Correctional Colony, is located in the Vladimir Oblast district, about 100 kilometers east of Moscow.

Horrible, cold, extremely strict and humiliating.

This is how the dreaded Russian prison has been described where the opposition leader Alexei Navalny it will spend its next two years.

Vladimir Putin’s staunchest opponent was arrested in January, shortly after landing in Moscow from Germany, where he nearly died from a poisoning of which he accuses the Russian authorities.

Now, the justice sentenced him to 3 and a half years in prison for breaching the terms of the probation of a sentence suspended in 2014 for embezzlement.

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