12 Aug '11, 11am

Russian prison inmates held a toga party with booze, caviar and McDonald's delivery

MOSCOW - A prison chief has lost his job after photographs emerged of his inmates holding a toga party complete with caviar and a McDonald's fast-food delivery. In a scandal that has embarrassed the Russian prison service, a series of pictures surfaced on the Internet last month showing inmates in a prison in Serpukhov, 100km south-west of Moscow, living the high life. The images, which were publicised this week by online news portal lifenews.ru, showed 12 prisoners holding a Roman-themed toga party inside a cell. Russian jails are notoriously bleak places but these inmates are seen horsing around with cardboard swords, appear to be drinking alcohol and are shown enjoying a banquet of fruit, vegetables and salads. The party had a Roman theme and the inmates are dressed as gladiators, senators and, in one disturbing case, a lion. It was organised to celebrate the birthday o...

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