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NCJ Number: 202390 Find in a Library
Title: Russian Federation Country Profile
Date Published: 2003
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: UNODC Regional Office, Russian Federation
119034 Moscow, Russian Federation
Document: HTML
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United Nations
Annotation: This report provides a general overview of the various aspects of the Russian drug situation, their interrelations, the Russian Government’s drug control policy, and institutional system to respond to the problem.
Abstract: Drug abuse and drug trafficking have become one of the most acute social problems in the Russian Federation. This profile report was developed to assist the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in the development of UNODC strategic programs for Russia. The report is divided into seven major sections that include: (1) background and overview of the drug and crime situation; (2) drug and crime statistics; (3) major political and economical events; (4) socio-economic characteristics; (5) drug situation; (6) crime situation; and (7) drug and crime policy. Official Russian statistics, data from the Russian State Committee for Statistics, Ministries of Internal Affairs, Health, and Education, and the Russian Federal AIDS Center were the primary sources of information for this report. Tables, graphs, annex I and II, and references
Main Term(s): Drug statistics
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug law enforcement; Drug Policy; Drug prevention programs; Drug Related Crime; Drug use; Russian Federation
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