The old coal mining adage that ‘I owe my soul to the company shop’ has taken on bizarre meaning with the recent discovery of a underground immigrant slave garment manufacturing ‘village’ in Moscow, replete with a equally unlawful casino. The underground town which held 200 Asian employees held captive against their will was found by police in still another raid, one of hundreds to occur throughout Russia; a country where gambling, like vodka, seems to be in the genes (and undoubtedly, jeans).
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Massive police raids of the country’s underground (not necessarily literally) casinos have generated some 662 shutdowns up to now, while the Russian Interior Ministry’s Moscow workplace says that the ancillary special ops task force has slammed the doors on 4,747 joints that have been providing moonshine that is illegal, towards the tune of 31 a lot of booze in every. Your livers will later thank you, Russkies.
The casino cloud that is prohibition-style hangs over Russia started straight back in summer of 2009; that’s when gambling in all but four notably hard-to-access designated gambling regions had been pronounced as illegal gambling areas. (We’re pretty sure booze isn’t unlawful anywhere there, but maybe absolutely nothing in short supply of ethyl liquor will give their jaded livers a jolt anymore).
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