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article imageDocumentary: Professional prisoners learning skills

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By Anne Sewell
Jul 15, 2012 in World
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In this eye-opening 25-minute documentary, we visit a prison in Russia that educates its prisoners, pays them well for their work and gives them skills for a chance of a better life on release.
RT has produced this interesting documentary about a penal colony in Russia.
While most people get their education or learn a trade at college or university, in this penal colony you can get an education totally free.
Some prisoners have learned to cook, grow vegetables and flowers. Others care for livestock, sell milk, raise pigs. There is a shop at the colony selling their produce, both to prisoners and also to people in the village nearby.
Russian penal colony - a talented wood carver and a painter at work.
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Russian penal colony - a talented wood carver and a painter at work.
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Another prisoner makes swords and other weaponry, and yet another makes beautiful model ships.
The prisoners get paid for their work and can often support their families with their wages.
Prisoners often reveal hidden talents and learn new skills to give them a better chance at life when released from prison.
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