This corrupt.. Government-connected raiders use police to arrest business owners on bogus charges then force the owner to sign over their business to them else in return for being released. This happens “thousands” of times a year in Moscow, according to the Moscow Times.
Robert Amsterdam, lawyer for jailed oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, posted this video showing brutal beatings by guards in a Russian prison camp. The beatings appear to be random with the deliberate intention of terrifying the inmates. While anything emanating from the den of snakes that is the oligarchs should be treated cautiously, the video seems authentic.