Most of the territory and buildings of Kresty Prison in St. Petersburg sale By state-owned company Dom.rf, according to RBC.
The company, which is currently in the process of taking over the complex from Russia’s Federal Prison Service, has pledged to consult with St. Petersburg authorities and local residents, experts and investors. It provides demand functions while maintaining part of the tourism infrastructure. ”
Kresti Prison is one of Russia’s most famous prisons. The cross-shaped brick building was built on the banks of the Neva River in the late 19th century. Many political prisoners have spent time in prison.
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https://meduza.io/en/news/2022/11/26/russian-government-to-sell-st-petersburg-s-kresty-prison Russia to sell St. Petersburg’s Kresti prison