Beaten, not broken: the Russian ex-inmate covering the torture trial of former jailers

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Ruslan Vakhapov says ‘desire for revenge in a legal way’ led him to expose brutality in prison system

Ruslan Vakhapov recognised all the prison guards on trial last month for the brutal torture of an inmate in a Yaroslavl prison. They used to be his jailers too.

Now free, the former inmate has turned activist, and said he had come to report from one of Russia’s most important prison torture cases in the past decade.

Related: Three Russian guards plead guilty to mass beating of prisoner

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