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Inside Europe: Going behind bars in Latvia

Gederts Gelzis, Karosta, Latvia
December 17, 2015

In Latvia, some are queuing to spend time in jail and choosing to be locked up. Not for crimes they've committed though, but to remember the country's Communist past. It's 24 years since Latvia became independent after the collapse of the Soviet Union. And an old military prison in Karosta, by the Baltic Sea, has opened its cells to the general public in order to keep that past alive.

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