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Head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Ryazan Region, Colonel of the Internal Service, Alexander Komkov, met with Metropolitan Mark of Ryazan and Mikhailovsky.

During the meeting, the parties discussed issues of interaction between the Ryazan diocese and the regional UFSIN for the near future. In the course of the dialogue, the emphasis was placed on the participation of clergy in the care of persons convicted without imprisonment, including minors, as well as on strengthening the prevention of repeated crimes. Much attention was paid to the spiritual and moral education of employees.

Alexander Komkov noted that the Federal Penitentiary Service highly appreciates the importance of the work of the clergy in terms of educational work with convicts. The meeting also discussed the possibility of broadcasting the programs of the Ryazan diocesan radio, which are of educational value in correctional institutions, and the great potential of this initiative.

Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Ryazan Region

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