God did not bring you those tea and cigarettes - another inmate did. Again, the thanks comes from you — not God. The prison favors those who are modest; inmates who thank and seek favors with the decorum appropriate for an everyman. There is a deficit of both behind bars, and the same goes for prison wardens and guards, as well as detectives, investigators and other sworn enemies of the criminal cast.
Most hardened criminals in 20th century Russia were products of a society that was made violently anti-classist during the Russian Revolution, which toppled Tsar Nicholas II and brought Vladimir Lenin and his Communists to power. Which is funny, because this so-called working class lingo is the very Russian that we speak daily. Muzhik is just a more playful form of muzhchina, and changes its weight depending on the person speaking it.
Even beyond prison, you will impress people by using the more everyday forms of their language. Especially here in Russia.
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Our mission: Faith Behind Bars and Beyond strives to answer God's call to minister to God's people in prison and to those affected by incarceration. We are working to respond in four ways: By building awareness of the needs of those in prison and their families.
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By highlighting the efforts of people of faith "inside" and "outside" prison walls. By encouraging communication, mutual support, and education for all those engaged in prison ministry. By inspiring people of faith to join in this life-changing work.