The situation with health care of prisoners in Russian jails and prison is far from ideal. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of justice of Russia Alexander Konovalov, reports TASS.
According to him, this is a consequence of inadequate funding in a number of areas. “Bring (provide medical care to prisoners — “Rosbalt”) to the acceptable standards provided by the concept of development criminally-Executive system of the Russian Federation until 2020″, — said Konovalov, speaking on “pravchasa” in the Federation Council.
The Minister added that the Ministry will welcome requests and suggestions for the analysis of the situation.
Earlier, the Director of the Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN) Gennady Kornienko said that the budget allocated for feeding prisoners may be reduced by 2019 to 3 billion rubles.
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