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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…

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russian-criminal-tattoos: Latin: ‘Remember your mortality’ This tattoo was worn by a prisoner convicted of the theft of either state or public property, he was sentenced to twenty-five years imprisonment.

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Russian Prison Tattoos: Except I think probably if you're caught with Russian mob tattoo's without belonging to the mob you'd be in trouble. Stars on knees = Bowing to no one.

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