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Portraits of Russian Prisoners ‘Locked Up in a World Devoid of Hope’

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Israeli born and based photographer Michal Chelbin fostered connections along the way that gained her rare access to the prisoners. Her portrait sittings sometimes lasted for hours, Chelbin never asking about the crime committed until after the portrait was finished