August 12, 2013 Marina Galperina

Photographer Max Avdeev took these shots in the  maximum-security Russian penal colony K-28 in northern Arkhangelsk, near the Arctic Circle where the outdoor temperature is a crisp -31ºF. The prison’s got history, harking back to the gulags of the ’30s. These are beautiful, beautiful photos. It’s almost distracting. The shitty photos of the prison colony where Pussy Riot activists […]

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