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Butyrka prison

Butyrka prison is a prison in Moscow built in an 18th century fortress. Among its inmates have numbered the influential revolutionary poet Vladimir Mayakovsky; the founder of the KGB Felix Dzerzhinsky (who was one of the few individuals to stage a successful escape from the prison); and the writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn.



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