"Retired racketeer" says Kokorin and Mamaev better not count on New Year’s mood
According to Mikhail Orsky, there will hardly be any easing of the prison regime even on that day.
Footballers Pavel Mamaev and Alexander Kokorin have been told not to count on New Year’s mood in the detention center, according to Mikhail Orsky, a crime lord and the author of the novel The Way of a Russian Gangster. Legends of the wild ‘90s, who refers to himself as a "retired racketeer".
In a conversation with the National News Service, he noted that he had been in prison on New Year’s Day several times and “the cops do not give any relief on that day”. According to Orsky, any attempts to make it a special day were stopped.
The "retired racketeer" suggested that Kokorin and Mamaev will most likely not have a holiday feeling at all, so the guys had better accept it and not expect anything.
“They may make some homemade cake from bread and condensed milk,” he concluded.
As The CrimeRussia said earlier, the Kokorin brothers and Mamaev were arrested for beating up Denis Pak, an employee of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, and Vitaly Solovchuk, a driver at Channel One. Yesterday, on December 5, all three of them were sentenced to a prolonged detention, until February 8.
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