Russian prisoners could end up building Kerch Strait Bridge

Russian prisoners: Russia’s Federal Penal Service (FPS) said that the country’s inmates may soon be deployed in the construction of major state-funded projects, including the Kerch Strait Bridge linking the mainland to Crimea. The possibility has arisen because of the creation of the FPS’s Trade House, whose objective is to reduce the prison system’s financial burden on the state by increasing revenues. The Moscow Times