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NCJ Number: 156019 Find in a Library
Title: Red Mafia
Journal: Belugyi Szemle  Volume:33  Issue:2  Dated:(June 1995)  Pages:110-116
Author(s): J S Kovacs
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 7
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English; Hungarian
Country: Hungary
Annotation: This paper analyzes the effects of mafia-type criminality in Eastern Europe, with emphasis on the criminals of Chechnya.
Abstract: As the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the iron curtain collapsed, criminal groups have started to migrate from Eastern Europe to the West. The Eastern European mafia is related to its Western counterparts by smuggling. The author is a police major at the Police Academy. Footnotes (Publisher abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Foreign police
Index Term(s): Eastern Europe; Organized crime; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); Western Europe
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