How COVID-19 and Coronavirus Containment Measures Have Exacerbated Problems in Russia's Courts and Prisons

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 12:51..
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Ксения Рунова
Media Publications; EUSP chronicles the pandemic

In an episode of the Meduza's English-language podcast “The Naked Pravda”, Ksenia Runova, junior researcher at the Institute for the Rule of Law at the European University at St. Petersburg, speaks about the problems the Russian prison system faces in connection with the coronavirus epidemic. She and other participants of the talk discuss the problems of prison medicine, possible amnesty, as well as other measures that the state is taking to prevent the spread of new infections in prisons.