Visitors to the Omsk Region now have another sight to soak up this winter, or at least until the snow melts. Seven prisoners from Corrective Labor Colony No 6 created a sculpture out of the white stuff: An RT-2PM2 Topol-M ballistic missile.
As the website of the local Federal Penitentiary Service reports, it took them 15 days to create the artwork, which is just a little smaller than the real thing: 13.5 m long, 3.5 m wide, and more than 2.5 m high. The inmates even managed to color the snow like a Topol-M and decorated it with the Russian flag.
In 2017 prisoners from the same colony built a replica of the “Aurora” ship to mark the anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
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