Alexei was detained for an offensive comment toward a policeman and sentenced to 2.5 years of “chemistry,” which is hard physical labor with minimum wage, part of which is taken away by the state, because Alexei still owes him.
Alexei has no one to help him, since his mother is seriously ill and he doesn't have any close relatives, so he needs money just for food.
The constant pressure and threats from the police are not conducive to a normal psychological state of mind.
How much is needed?
1100 € — The bill for the milk, which he allegedly spilled because he did not close the tap at the collective farm where he works (760 rubles). Food, medicine for himself and his mother, personal hygiene products, payment for the hostel (monthly), clothes.