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The old coal mining adage that ‘I owe my soul to your company shop’ has taken on bizarre meaning with the recent discovery of a underground immigrant slave garment manufacturing ‘village’ in Moscow, replete with a similarly unlawful casino. The town that is underground held 200 Asian employees held captive against their might was found by authorities in yet another raid, one of hundreds to occur throughout Russia; a country where gambling, like vodka, appears to take the genes (not forgetting, jeans).
Just State Nyet to Gambling
Massive authorities raids of the nation’s underground (not necessarily literally) casinos have led to some 662 shutdowns to date, while the Russian Interior Ministry’s Moscow office says that an ancillary special ops task force has slammed the doors on 4,747 joints that have been providing illegal moonshine liquor, to the tune of 31 a lot of booze in all. 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 somewhat hard-to-access designated gambling regions were pronounced as illegal gambling zones. (We’re pretty booze that is suren’t illegal anywhere there, but possibly absolutely nothing in short supply of ethyl liquor will give their jaded livers a jolt anymore).
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