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Take a 360 tour of Russia’s largest prison

Russian Federation, Vladimir Prison
February 19, 2018 at 18:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

SCRIPTTake a 360-degree tour of Vladimir Prison, the largest jail in Russia with space for 1220 detainees.Commissioned by Catherine the Great in 1783, the penitentiary gained fame in the 20th Century for housing political detainees. Its history of former convicts includes the son of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Vasily Dzhugashvili, among others.Today the prison is operated as a maximum-security facility with most of the inmates serving a minimum ten year sentences.

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SCRIPTTake a 360-degree tour of Vladimir Prison, the largest jail in Russia with space for 1220 detainees.Commissioned by Catherine the Great in 1783, the penitentiary gained fame in the 20th Century for housing political detainees. Its history of former convicts includes the son of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Vasily Dzhugashvili, among others.Today the prison is operated as a maximum-security facility with most of the inmates serving a minimum ten year sentences.

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