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russian prison tattoo - skull and crown
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
The 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.
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.
The acronym on the left [spelling the city name ‘Tomsk’] signifies ‘You alone has touched my heart’. The acronym in the centre [spelling the Russian word for wine] signifies ‘Come back and stay forever’. The acronym on the right [spelling the Russian word for ‘whirlpool’] signifies ‘It is hard to leave me’. Another version of the thieves’ family ‘husband and wife’ tattoo.