In Russia, You Are a Prisoner Only of Your Own Bad Taste


Here is the interior of a prison in Volograd, Russia, where monied prisoners supposedly have access to plasma televisions, sushi, Champagne, whiskey, and apparently as much patterned fabric and wood paneling as their cooped-up hearts desire. At one Russian prison recently, there was a toga party. Take that, Norway. Guess they’ve come a long way since the gulags?

This Is What Russian Prisons Look Like [Business Insider]