Krai

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Krai

In Russia, a political subdivision equivalent to a province. The term is largely customary; administratively, a krai is identical to an oblast.
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Other tales of Micky and the Krays are remembered in his book Krayzy Days, a story of the East End underworld between the 50s and 70s.
The Krays were involved in armed robberies, protection rackets and torture in the Swinging Sixties.
The reign of the Krays, and their gang, came to an end in 1969 when after one of the most high-profile trials in British legal history, Reggie and Ronnie received life terms for the murders of rival gangsters George Cornell and Jack 'The Hat' McVitie.
Eddie has publicly disowned Abi over the revelations - and dubbed the book's description of a mass brawl between the Fewtrells and the Krays which became known as The Battle of Snow Hill as "utter rubbish".
When the Krays were arrested, they tried to blame Donoghue for the murder.
Hardy nails dark charm of Krays LEGEND 15, 131mins.
When I met Mrs Kray I had an immediate affinity with her," says Maureen, 73, whose memoir One Of The Family: 40 Years With The Krays is published this month.
The book, called The Krays from the Cradle to the Grave, contains more than 80 never-before-seen photographs of the London gangsters, including some taken on visits to Tyneside.
A letter up for auction later this month showed the Krays, above, donated pounds 100 at the gala evening in Cardiff's New Theatre.
And during their only visit to Glasgow they told him they were thinking of managing The Beatles," the News of the World quoted Colin Fry, 65, who knew the Krays for 25 years, as saying.