Russian historical epic Viking to be released in Italy, UKSociety & Culture March 30, 2:11
Putin visits ice cave during Arctic tourSociety & Culture March 30, 0:02
West’s reaction to Russian protests part of long-planned campaign - diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 23:56
Putin orders Defense Ministry and FSB to ensure protection of Russia’s interests in ArcticMilitary & Defense March 29, 21:46
Kiev aware of few chances to win in debt lawsuit case — envoyBusiness & Economy March 29, 20:52
Russian top diplomat dismisses claims about human rights violations in Crimea as liesRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 20:23
Moscow suspects Jabhat al-Nusra could be used to topple AssadRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:58
Lavrov reiterates there are no facts substantiating Iran’s links to terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:40
Russia to upgrade helicopter protection system based on Syrian experienceMilitary & Defense March 29, 19:00
YEKATERINBURG, May 30 (Itar-Tass) - Four hundred inmates at maximum security penitentiary # 46 /IK-46/ in the town of Nevyansk, Sverdlovsk region, have stopped their disobedience action, and agreed to meet with the authorities and take food, the press service of the regional department of the Federal Penitentiary Service /FSIN/ told Itar-Tass.
"A check is underway into all the complaints voiced by inmates; the results will be announced shortly," the press service said.
Two groups of IK-46 inmates refused to have breakfast earlier in the day. The FSIN said they were dissatisfied with prison conditions and medical service.
According to member of the regional public observer commission Vyacheslav Bashkov, the protest had started because of violence committed by prison personnel and some of prison "activists."
"The inmates talked with psychologists, rights activists, FSIN personnel, prosecutors and regional ombudswoman Tatyana Merzlyakova. The situation is stable," FSIN underlined.