What is the Russian Vory?

What is the Russian Vory?

In the Russian Mafia, “Vor” (plural: Vory) (literally, “Thief”) is an honorary title analogous to a made man in the Italian-American and Sicilian mafia. The honor of becoming a Vor is given only when the recruit shows considerable leadership skills, personal ability, intellect and charisma.

What are the usual crimes committed by Bratva?

Solntsevskaya Bratva

Founding location Solntsevo District, Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Criminal activities Racketeering, extortion, illegal gambling, arms trafficking, human trafficking, prostitution, drug trafficking, robbery, arson, bribery, money laundering, fraud, murder, assault

What is VOR in Russian language?

Note that Vor came to mean “thief” no earlier than the 18th century; before that it meant “criminal” (and it still means that in the professional criminal argot).

Where did the Vory develop?

The vory—as the Russian mafia is also known—was born early in the twentieth century, largely in the Gulags and criminal camps, where they developed their unique culture.

Is Bratva a real thing?

Bratva is a nickname used in Russian to describe gangsters in general. Solntsevskaya Bratva is a real criminal organization, recognized as the biggest and most powerful crime syndicate of the Russian mafia.

Who is the Russian mobster icebox?

Mogilevich currently lives freely in Moscow, and has three children….

Semion Mogilevich
Weight 130 kg (290 lb)
Occupation Russian mafia boss, confidence trickster, businessman

Where is Obshak?

The Obtshak (Russian), Obštšak (Estonian spelling), or Ühiskassa (Estonian) or “Common treasury” is a traditional umbrella organisation of criminal groups in Estonia, a trade union of sorts that settles conflicts and establishes the boundaries of the spheres of interest of the various groups such as the Estonian mafia …

What does red in Russian mean?

The word ‘red’ in Russian, krasnyj, is related to the word krasivyj, beautiful. So it’s not only the Red Square of Moscow but the Beautiful Square – krasnaya ploshad’.