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Comrade criminal : Russia's new mafiya

Author: Stephen Handelman
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1997]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats

Based on interviews with more than 150 Russians - from mobsters to police to former KGB agents - this text is an investigation into the organized crime and corruption that plague Russia today. It  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Handelman
ISBN: 0300063865 9780300063868
OCLC Number: 1001917615
Notes: "Updated with a new preface"--Cover.
Description: x, 398 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Thieves world --
Vor --
Mozhaisky embankment --
Comrade criminal --
Life and death on the Russian frontier --
The criminal state --
Post-Soviet man --
How to steal a billion rubles --
Masters of Moscow --
"They can shoot, they can kill" --
The smugglers --
Narco-Bizness --
The guns of Grozny --
Red army Bazaar --
The Baltic connection --
The evil empire revisited --
Cops and commissars --
General Sterligov and his friends --
The Chinatown gang --
Who lost Russia?
Responsibility: Stephen Handelman.


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