For the first time ever, Western cameras are allowed inside 3 maximum security facilities in Russia. The 2011 documentary shot for the National Geographic Channel is the result of two years of negotiations between the film crew from Seattle and the Russian authorities. Shot in the middle of a -50 degree Siberian winter, the film presents the personal stories of the inmates of the legendary Vladimir Central, Prison Camp NK-17 in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, and the highest security prison in Europe, "Black Dolphin". Dmitry and George and two first-time offenders sentenced to lengthy terms for minor drug offenses who must share a room with convicted murders. Artur Galchin is sentenced to 25 years for killing his wife and brother-in-law in an alcohol-fueled rage, and most notably, there is Vladimir Nikolayev, a confessed cannibal who ate the flesh of two men and is serving a life sentence in Russia’s most extreme penitentiary.
Russia's Toughest Prisons_Documentary 2011 przez 1BadboyMMA
Source: Seattle Polish Film Festival
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