Great minds think alike: thieves Dzhemo and Vyatlag live next door in Latvia

Great minds think alike: thieves Dzhemo and Vyatlag live next door in Latvia
Vyatlag, Baban and Kostyl

The thieves in law live in close vicinity in an elite village near Riga.⁠

A neighbor of 49-year-old representative of the criminal world of Russia Sergey Vasin, also known as Vyatlag, who has lived in Latvia since 2014, turns out to be another notorious Russian thief in law Dzhemal Mikeladze, known as Dzhemo, the Latvian publication reports with reference to a source in the Security Police (Drošības policija, DP).

Earlier, just like Dzhemo, Vyatlag was forced to leave Russia after a conflict with the 'patriarch' of the criminal world of Russia, Ded Khasan. In 2012, there was news about the suspension of the thievish status of Vyatlag. After that, he fled first to the Arab Emirates, and from there he moved to the quiet Baltic country.

Dzhemo was also considered an opponent of Ded Khasan and a like-minded fellow of Vyatlag. He even became a godson for a son of Vasin. Therefore it is no wonder that after setting foot in Latvia, took up residence near Vasin - in an elite cottage settlement in the Marupe Municipality.

At the same time, Vyatlag, despite the close ties with both Latvian and international organized crime, all this time tried to keep a low profile. However, Dzhemo, as the source of the publication suggests, apparently, due to the Georgian temperament, did not succeed in this Recently, he has arranged a loud skirmish in a restaurant in Old Riga with some financial swindler on international level, nicknamed Rak (Cancer).

It was then that questions arose - how could Mikeladze be in Latvia, while he is supposed to be in prison in Italy? There he was deported from Russia on January 20, 2017 at the request of the authorities of this country. At the same time, Mikeladze was deprived of Russian citizenship and recognized as a person unwanted to stay in Russia for life. Prior to that, he was wanted through the Interpol line for the creation of a 'criminal association', extortion, bribery, money laundering and falsification of documents.

The Latvian police could not reply to them, saying only that they had been informed of the proactive actions of the mentioned citizen.

Previously, influential Russian thief in the law Vyacheslav Shestakov (Sliva) lived in Latvia. In 2010, he was able to move from Russia and settle in Jurmala, having obtained a residence permit in Latvia. In 2012, he was included in the black list of persons whose stay in Latvia is undesirable and expelled from the country. According to some data, after this, Shestakov moved to Belgium.

In 2015 it became known that a pre-trial investigation began in Lithuania because of the issued temporary residence permit to thief in law Akhmed Evloev, known as Akhmed Sutuly (Stooped).



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