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A view through the peephole to the hall in the Bakhmut prison No. 6.

BAKHMUT, Ukraine – Sergiy, a convict in the Donbas, first experienced life in the “Russian World” – shorthand for the areas dominated by Russia, in Donetsk in 2014.

That’s when his prison guards beat him with a truncheon for having a small Ukrainian flag in his possession.

Then came hunger, cold, lack of showers, a halt to family visits and the breakdown of order for more than 1,600 inmates in the main prison in Donetsk, where Sergiy was serving a life sentence.

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