Meet Nicolai Lilin – the last of a small and tight-knit community of what he terms ‘honest criminals’.  Orinigally from Siberia, but deported to Transnistria – an uncreognised and self-proclaimed republic – by Stalin, the ‘Urkas’ are an insular fraternity: distrustful of outsiders and violently opposed to any authority. A huge bestseller in Nicolai’s current […]