In pictures: Russian criminal tattoos
A bit of political satire

This tattoo, dating from the early 1990s, was found on a man twice convicted for hooliganism. It says: “Boris, you’re right! I have always grasped and still grasp my glass with firm and steady hands! I’m not a runt like Mishka Gorbachev, who only drinks ryazhenka (a yoghurt drink).” The slogan on Gorbachev's head reads “Enemy of drunkenness".

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