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There is also a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Here, the chief warden talks to a brass band composed of inmates.<br />
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"These days, we are allowed to be much more humane," he says. "In the past, the system was far too strict. If you squeeze a boy into a box, he will always try to break out... Under this new system, everyone is happier - the boys and the guards, too."<br />
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These are the boys of Berezhany - prisoners in one of Ukraine's 10 juvenile detention centres. This a model facility where children are kept separately from adults and where their health and educational needs are taken care of. For the majority of Ukraine's prisoners, however, including most of the children who are not kept here, conditions are far worse.

There is also a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Here, the chief warden talks to a brass band composed of inmates.

"These days, we are allowed to be much more humane," he says. "In the past, the system was far too strict. If you squeeze a boy into a box, he will always try to break out... Under this new system, everyone is happier - the boys and the guards, too."

These are the boys of Berezhany - prisoners in one of Ukraine's 10...
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