In the Rostov Region, convicts sentenced to corrective labour passed the GTO standards, which means that they tested their skills in the Labour and Defense Readiness. The event was held at the Rostov correctional centre, reports Rostov Department of the Federal Service of Penalties Execution.
According to the press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service for the Rostov Region, 35 people participated in the training tests. Among them, 7 became owners of gold decals, 9 were awarded silver, and 11 earned bronze. This is the first experience of this kind for a correctional institution.
According to the head of the correctional centre, Alexander Fedorinov, this even will help convicts to return to society as citizens of full value, who will not commit other crimes but will work for the benefit of people and society, create families, and raise children.