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Russian Prison Tattoos - Part 1 of 2 Spider/Spider Web – Drug User/ Addict Monastery/Church/Castle – A common tattoo rep the bearer’s time insider, the no of towers to the building usually denotes the no of years

Russian Prison Tattoos - Part 1 of 2 Spider/Spider Web – Drug User/ Addict Monastery/Church/Castle – A common tattoo rep the bearer’s time insider, the no of towers to the building usually denotes the no of years

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Middle left: This tattoo means ‘I ruined my life with vodka’ (40º is the standard strength of vodka). Middle centre: ‘Taishet and Ust-Kut’ [Gulag towns in the Irkutsk region]. ‘Where will wings of fate take me?’. Middle right: ‘VTK’ Educational Corrective Labour Camp. Bottom left: ‘Fate toys with man’ Hip, stomach, shoulder. This tattoo signifies ‘Dissatisfaction with one’s fate and the anticipation of death’. Bottom centre: Latin text reads ‘Life is Brief’. Bottom right: ‘My life – is…

Middle left: This tattoo means ‘I ruined my life with vodka’ (40º is the standard strength of vodka). Middle centre: ‘Taishet and Ust-Kut’ [Gulag towns in the Irkutsk region]. ‘Where will wings of fate take me?’. Middle right: ‘VTK’ Educational Corrective Labour Camp. Bottom left: ‘Fate toys with man’ Hip, stomach, shoulder. This tattoo signifies ‘Dissatisfaction with one’s fate and the anticipation of death’. Bottom centre: Latin text reads ‘Life is Brief’. Bottom right: ‘My life – is…

The human iconography of the Russian underground. Intricate, coded prison tattoos from the 1970s-90s.

The coded world of Russian prison tattoos

The human iconography of the Russian underground. Intricate, coded prison tattoos from the 1970s-90s.

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume II - Buscar con Google

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume II - Buscar con Google

Danzig Baldayev worked in a Leningrad prison for 33 years and managed to get an insight into the criminal world that even the KGB took interest in his work. During his time an an ethnographer, he illustrated enough criminal tattoos to fill three books. The volumes entitled Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia contained accompanying photographs from …

Danzig Baldayev worked in a Leningrad prison for 33 years and managed to get an insight into the criminal world that even the KGB took interest in his work. During his time an an ethnographer, he illustrated enough criminal tattoos to fill three books. The volumes entitled Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia contained accompanying photographs from …

Symbols of a life of crime: The fading tattoos on Russia's gangland prisoners…

Symbols of a life of crime: The fading tattoos on Russia's gangland prisoners that can be read like a criminal underworld CV

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Certain tattoo designs have developed recognized coded meanings russian-prison-tattoos.jpg (879×1162)

Russian tattoo meanings

Tattoos of the Russian Mafia

russian tattoos meanings - Google Search

russian tattoos meanings - Google Search

Russian tattoo meaning{until we meet again} My tattoo I got after Craig passed away. #tattoo #loss

Russian tattoo meaning{until we meet again} My tattoo I got after Craig passed away. #tattoo #loss

A humourous hooligan tattoo, typical in corrective labour camps in the north and the Taiga. The most common name for this tattoo is ‘Misha the accordion player’. The wearer was convicted for hooliganism.

A humourous hooligan tattoo, typical in corrective labour camps in the north and the Taiga. The most common name for this tattoo is ‘Misha the accordion player’. The wearer was convicted for hooliganism.

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