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===Summary===
 
===Summary===
  
The Red Vory are a criminal syndicate, originally rising out of prison gangs during the Soviet Union. Nowadays, they've grown a bit from their roots. The "Red" Vory operates out of Russia and the former Soviet states, and is deeply entangled with the government of the Russian Federation. As a result, they have a deep "in" with the State's manufacturing interests, and have a top-grade pipeline for arms, armor, and pharmaceuticals, which they sell to fund most of their operations.
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The Vory V Zakone are a criminal syndicate, which originally arose out of Russian prison culture during the fifth world. Outside of Russia they are mostly seen as a group of violent thugs, but they are nonetheless a sophisticated criminal syndicate with notable and far reaching influence. There was once a distinction within the organization between the Vory (ruthless career criminals who worked their way up to positions of leadership through hands-on experience) and the Avtoritet (who were frequently connected ambassadors or appointed ministers who gave orders to trusted lieutenants to carry out), but this is mostly now a point of historical trivia; the two terms are essentially synonymous in the present day.
  
In the current day, those operations are divided into two sides - the Avtoritet and the Vor - with each side taking control of different operations. The Avtoritet handle big-picture, strategic moves, as well as cons targeting proper businesses and similar, while the Vor provide muscle, handle extortion rackets, affiliate gangs, and other "street crime."
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The "Red" Vory mostly operates out of Russia and the former Soviet states, and is deeply entangled with the government of the Russian Federation. Their criminal specialties usually consist of data brokerage, loan-sharking, matrix crime, prison economics, prostitution, protection, smuggling and white collar crime. There is also a strong element of racial loyalty within the Red Vory, however this to do with ethnicity rather than metahuman bigotry; a Red Vor will typically trust a Muscovite Ork over a Tartar human. There is also a notable distrust of the Awakened amongst their ranks; in Russia, strong mystical traditions have usually been associated with foreign ethnic groups and therefore considered untrustworthy. Awakened members of the Vory are extremely rare and almost always members of the hermetic tradition.
  
They are not to be confused with the White Vory, who spawned from them but broke off due to philosophical differences. While the two groups were initially deeply hateful of each other, this has simmered down to mere dislike, and they often do business with each other, the Red Vory fencing off military and civilian arms, high-grade drugs, and forced bunraku dolls for resale and use globally.
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They are not to be confused with the White Vory, one of their primary rival organizations, which is mostly active in Western Europe and North America. The White Vory had a former presence in Seattle, but were entirely eradicated or converted in the local area by members of the Red Vory who took over.
  
 
===Goals===
 
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===Major Locations===
 
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* Moscow, Russia
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* Seattle, UCAS
  
 
===Leaders===
 
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===Enemies===
 
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* The White Vory
  
 
==Current Status==
 
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===Contacts===
 
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* [[Alexey Dorosov]]
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* [[Dane]]
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* [[Daylight]]
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* [[Djinn]]
  
 
===PCs===
 
===PCs===

Latest revision as of 20:53, 14 September 2019

The Red Vory
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Organized Crime Syndicate
"The Thieves of the Code"
Connection 3
Type Crime Syndicate
Player joinability? Yes
Health Maintaining
Location Russia, Former Soviet States

Faction Information

Summary

The Vory V Zakone are a criminal syndicate, which originally arose out of Russian prison culture during the fifth world. Outside of Russia they are mostly seen as a group of violent thugs, but they are nonetheless a sophisticated criminal syndicate with notable and far reaching influence. There was once a distinction within the organization between the Vory (ruthless career criminals who worked their way up to positions of leadership through hands-on experience) and the Avtoritet (who were frequently connected ambassadors or appointed ministers who gave orders to trusted lieutenants to carry out), but this is mostly now a point of historical trivia; the two terms are essentially synonymous in the present day.

The "Red" Vory mostly operates out of Russia and the former Soviet states, and is deeply entangled with the government of the Russian Federation. Their criminal specialties usually consist of data brokerage, loan-sharking, matrix crime, prison economics, prostitution, protection, smuggling and white collar crime. There is also a strong element of racial loyalty within the Red Vory, however this to do with ethnicity rather than metahuman bigotry; a Red Vor will typically trust a Muscovite Ork over a Tartar human. There is also a notable distrust of the Awakened amongst their ranks; in Russia, strong mystical traditions have usually been associated with foreign ethnic groups and therefore considered untrustworthy. Awakened members of the Vory are extremely rare and almost always members of the hermetic tradition.

They are not to be confused with the White Vory, one of their primary rival organizations, which is mostly active in Western Europe and North America. The White Vory had a former presence in Seattle, but were entirely eradicated or converted in the local area by members of the Red Vory who took over.

Goals

Major Locations

  • Moscow, Russia
  • Seattle, UCAS

Leaders

Background

Allies

Enemies

  • The White Vory

Current Status

Health Summary

Members

Contacts

PCs