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Russia / Prisoners Running For Parliament / St. Petersburg Prison #156831

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 12, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The trend in Russia in which convicts are running for Parliament so they can become immune from prosecution when elected reported!.

(Saint Petersburg: Gillian Findlay) The overcrowded detention center in Saint Petersburg, Russia, visited; scenes shown from inside the prison and inside the cells where the incarcerated men suspected of crimes sleep and stand in shifts. [Human Rights Watch Rachel DENBY - says no one in Russia is interested in improving the prison system.]

Reporter(s):
Findlay, Gillian;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:10

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