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The Federal Penitentiary Service reports:

More than 35 thousand laboratory tests for a new coronavirus infection were carried out in institutions and bodies of the penitentiary system, about 14000 were carried out in prisons.

14.05.2020
The Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia informs:

As on April 28, 2020, 18728 laboratory tests for a new coronavirus infection were carried out in institutions and bodies of the penitentiary system.

28.04.2020
The Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia Alexander Kalashnikov took part in the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum with a speech via online

Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia took part in the Human Rights in Quarantine session, which was moderated by the Representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights - Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation Mikhail Galperin and Director General for Human Rights and the Rule of Law of the Council of Europe Christos Giakoumopoulos.

20.04.2020
LABORATORIES FOR CORONAVIRUS TESTING WERE OPENED AT  THE FPS HOSPITALS IN RUSSIA

In connection with the spread of a new coronavirus infection the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia takes all necessary measures aimed to protect inmates and employees of the penal system.

09.04.2020
DIRECTOR OF THE FEDERAL PENITENTIARY SERVICE OF RUSSIA MR. ALEXANDER KALASHNIKOV HELD A TELEPHONE TALK WITH THE DIRECTOR OF EXECUTION OF SENTENCES AND MEASURES UNIT OF THE FEDERAL OFFICE OF JUSTICE OF SWITZERLAND MR. RONALD GRAMIGNA

The heads of the penitentiary services spoke primarily about the current situation in the world in regard to the spreading of the COVID-19 infection and about measures taken in correctional facilities and pre-trial detention centers to protect employees and detainees from this dangerous disease.

08.04.2020
The Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia informs:

The information about a possibility of outbreak of pneumonia in pre-trial detention center 1 Matrosskaya Tishina published in several media is not consistent with the facts.

On this day, there have been no cases of acute respiratory viral infections and pneumonia among suspects, accused and convicted persons in pre-trial detention centers in Moscow.

In all the institutions of the territorial body, including the pre-trial detention center 1 Matrosskaya Tishina, there are sufficient medical personnel for both inpatient and outpatient care. A stock of medicines is available at the hospital and pharmacy of the institution. In addition, in connection with the conversion of institutions of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in Moscow to special conditions, it was decided to take Medicines from relatives of those arrested in agreement with the heads of branches of the MSCh-77 Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.

03.04.2020
Inmates, serving sentences in the institutions of the Russian penitentiary system, communicate with relatives via video communication

On this day, 514 video terminals have been installed in correctional facilities for conducting telephone conversations of inmates with their relatives using video communication equipment. This service is in demand among convicts; they make more than 45 thousand video calls per year.

03.04.2020
The Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia informs:

On March 30, 2020, the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia issued Decree No. 29 On the introduction of additional sanitary and anti-epidemiological (preventive) measures aimed at preventing the occurrence and spread of new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

03.04.2020
The Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia informs:

Due to the continued spreading of new coronavirus infection and in accordance with the requirements of the article 48 of the Federal law of 15.07.1995 103 On the detention of suspects and accused of committing crimes special conditions were introduced in pre-trial detention centers located in Moscow since 03/31/2020 and until further notice,

03.04.2020
THE FEDERAL PENITENTIARY SERVICE OF RUSSIA ORGANIZED 24-HOUR CONTROL AND MONITORING OF THE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION IN THE INSTITUTIONS AND TERRITORIALBODIES OF THE PENAL SYSTEM

A number of instructions from the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia administration and the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia decisions on organizing a complex of sanitary and anti-epidemic measures were sent to the territorial bodies in order to prevent the occurrence and spread of the COVID-19 among the detainees and the staff of the penal system.

03.04.2020
The Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia informs:

In order to prevent the spread of morbidity among suspects, accused and convicted, as well as employees of the penal system of the Russian Federation, the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia issued a Decree On the introduction of additional sanitary and anti-epidemic (preventive) measures aimed at preventing the onset and spread of new coronavirus infection (COVID-19)."

03.04.2020
International training conference for penitentiary service's officers

The International hand-to-hand combat training conference will be hosted by the Federal Penitentiary Service of the Russian Federation in Moscow from 5 to 8 September 2016

19.07.2016
The international penitentiary forum in Academy on 25-26 November 2015
The Academy of the Federal Penitentiary Service of the Russian Federation will host the second international penitentiary forum "Crime, punishment, correction" on 25-26 November 2015 in Ryazan.
01.09.2015
20th Council of Europe Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services
TheDirector of the Russian Penitentiary Service Gennady Kornienko participated in20th Council of Europe Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services that was held on 9 and 10 June 2015 in Bucharest, Romania. It was hosted by the Romanian Prison and Probation Services.
09.06.2015
Meeting with the representatives of the German Foundation IRZ
Vladislav Tsaturov, deputy director of the Federal Penal Service of Russia (FPS of Russia), Nikolay Kolesnik, deputy director of the FPS of Russia, attended the meeting with the director of the German Foundation of International Legal Cooperation «IRZ»
18.07.2013
Russian delegation visits Poland

The delegation of the Federal Penal Service visited Poland from 17 – 19 of July 2013

17.07.2013
Russian-Swiss conference on working with juvenile inmates
The Russian-Swiss conference on working with juvenile inmates was opened on June 18.
18.06.2013
Director Gennady Kornienko visit Norway and Finland
The purpose of the visit was the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with Correctional Service of Norway and the Program of Cooperation with the Criminal Sanctions Agency of Finland, as well as informing about the Russian penitentiary system.

11.06.2013

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