Area of creativity: as criminals become musicians and writers

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima Photobacterium in a song contest among the convicts Kalina KrasnayaArea of creativity: as criminals become musicians and writers© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Playing professional football team, to write a few bestsellers or record a series of albums, amazingly, all this is possible even behind bars. As a rule, in captivity, a person a lot of free time. And some don’t waste. For example, the convicted person for a large bribe former Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev in his jail cell, «the Kremlin Central» masters developed by gymnastics center. Of the prisoners who managed to take new challenges and to achieve good results — in the material RIA Novosti.

The killer writer

A hired killer of the Orekhovskaya OPG Alexey Sherstobitov named Alex Soldier landed on the bench for 12 proved murders became a writer. In his early career, he wrote mainly autobiographical book about Russian crime. Some of them have become bestsellers. Over time, a former hit man switched to another theme. So, in December 2017 released his new book Onkoliga. The book is based on real events and is dedicated to a young girl who has died from cancer. Recall, Sherstobitov now serving a 23-year sentence in a correctional colony in the Lipetsk region.

© RIA Novosti / Ruslan to Krivobokova in fotobanka the time of the preliminary hearings in the Moscow city court on the case of the so called «Orekhovo» and «Medvedkovo» gangs. Right — Alexey Sherstobitov Area of creativity: as criminals become musicians and writers© RIA Novosti / Ruslan to Krivobokova in fotobanka the time of the preliminary hearings in the Moscow city court on the case of the so called «Orekhovo» and «Medvedkovo» gangs. On The Right — Alexey Sherstobitov
Player’s a drug dealer

In 2010 in Chile for three and a half years in prison sentenced the 24-year-old Russian Maxim Molokoedov. He was caught at the airport in Santiago with six kilos of cocaine hidden in the covers of children’s books. In conclusion, actively engaged in football. In the South American colonies for this purpose there were all conditions — the property offers six playgrounds for mini-football and a big field. There trained all prison team.

One sport visited the national coach of Chile Claudio Borja. He noticed Molokoedov and invited him to training the local team «Santiago morning». The administration of the colony didn’t mind. The club appreciated the football talent of a prisoner from Russia and soon signed a contract with him. It was also in prison and the Manager of the prisoner became his prison coach Flavio.

© AP Photo / Alvaro Duran,Las Ultimas NoticiasРоссийский footballer Maksim MolokoedovArea of creativity: as criminals become musicians and writers© AP Photo / Alvaro Duran,Las Ultimas NoticiasРоссийский footballer Maksim Molokoedov
Maniac musician

Rostov maniac Vladimir kristoph convicted back in 1995. He was threatened with the death penalty, was sentenced to life. In a colony of special regime «the Black eagle» convicted of murder and rape, turned into a musician. Once kristoph wrote and played guitar on a few songs. Recorded on an ordinary tape recorder and gave the tape to her mother. Among the prisoners in Vladimir there were like-minded people, and together with them he founded the punk band «Euthanized». The team regularly participates in competitions among the prisoners song «Kalina Krasnaya». Last year the prison rockers celebrated its tenth anniversary. During this time they recorded five albums.

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima Photobacterium in a song contest among the convicts «Kalina Krasnaya»Area of creativity: as criminals become musicians and writers© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima Photobacterium in a song contest among the convicts «Kalina Krasnaya»
Photographer-carpenter

Known Yekaterinburg photographer Dmitry Lochain received ten years in prison for the brutal murder of the wife model. In conclusion, he continued to take pictures. Only posed it is not a pretty girl with makeup, as inmates, guards, prison animals, and guests of the correctional institution. However, after a while the Muse has left the glamorous paparazzi, and with this kind of creativity he’s given up. It is possible that the inspiration has disappeared due to a prolonged stay in a confined space.

Putting down the camera, Lochain found a new hobby: enrolled in cabinetry. In 2017, he already was making furniture for an Orthodox Church opened in the territory of the colony. Now Dmitry works by the established Church as a carpenter. Sit him for about six years.

© RIA Novosti / Donato Sorokiniana in photobacteria court in the case of Dmitry LoshaginaArea of creativity: as criminals become musicians and writers© RIA Novosti / Donato Sorokiniana in photobacteria court in the case of Dmitry Loshagina
Artist-tutor

Businessman Victor Booth serving 25-year prison sentence in the US on charges in the preparation of the conspiracy to murder American citizens and the material support of terrorism, well mastered drawing with pencil and charcoal. New art craft Russian studies textbook «the Course of academic drawing», which he sent by a friend from Canada. Work booth can be seen at the annual exhibition of prison art. This exhibition certainly is visiting Professor of painting from the local University. «He’s an interesting man: he sat in prison in his youth, and there began to draw, earlier told RIA Novosti Booth. I got out, went to University at the faculty of painting, graduated, and taught».

© AFP 2018 / Christophe ArchambaultРоссийский businessman Viktor BoutArea of creativity: as criminals become musicians and writers© AFP 2018 / Christophe ArchambaultРоссийский businessman Viktor Bout

Also, Viktor gives prisoners the lessons of the Russian language. «There is a disciple with whom we already have some topics to talk in Russian, he can sing some Russian songs. Does hard five times a week with me, and for an hour a day himself, he’s interesting, ‘ continued the prisoner. — However, we do not have enough textbooks. We are still working on the books of the primary level and the following parts while mine failed.»

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