Russia's Battle with Crime, Corruption and Terrorism [NOOK Book]

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This book examines Russia’s attempts to tackle the challenges of the new and increasing security threats of rising crime, corruption and terrorism that it has experienced since the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991. It demonstrates the close links between the rising drug trade, border problems, migration issues, organized crime, corruption and terrorism.
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Russia's Battle with Crime, Corruption and Terrorism

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Overview

This book examines Russia’s attempts to tackle the challenges of the new and increasing security threats of rising crime, corruption and terrorism that it has experienced since the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991. It demonstrates the close links between the rising drug trade, border problems, migration issues, organized crime, corruption and terrorism.
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1 Introduction Robert W. Orttung Orttung, Robert W. 1

2 The socio-economic and criminal effects of contemporary migration in large Russian cities Elena Tyuryukanova Tyuryukanova, Elena Elena Kostyrya Kostyrya, Elena 11

3 Crime and migration in Siberia Valerii V. Sobolnikov Sobolnikov, Valerii V. 36

4 Drug trafficking along the Russian-Kazakh border: challenges of enforcement Sergei V. Golunov Golunov, Sergei V. Vadim V. Astashin Astashin, Vadim V. Svetlana B. Kozhirova Kozhirova, Svetlana B. Grigory L. Olekh Olekh, Grigory L. Lludmila M. Reshetnikova Reshetnikova, Lludmila M. 52

5 One hand washes the other: informal ties among organized crime groups and law-enforcement agencies in Russia Alexander Salagaev Salagaev, Alexander Alexander Shashkin Shashkin, Alexander Alexey Konnov Konnov, Alexey 76

6 Addressing corruption in Russia's civil-military relations Andrei S. Makarychev Makarychev, Andrei S. 103

7 Who fights corruption in Russia? Irina Olimpieva Olimpieva, Irina Oleg Pachenkov Pachenkov, Oleg 121

8 Trade-offs between security and civil liberties in Russia's counter-terrorist campaign in 2000-2004: six regional case studies Nabi Abdullaev Abdullaev, Nabi Simon Saradzhyan Saradzhyan, Simon 144

Index 199

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