TITLE

The wise guys of Russia

AUTHOR(S)
Duffy, Brian; Trimble, Jeff
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/7/94, Vol. 116 Issue 9, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines how Mafialike organized-crime groups are preying on Russia and moving into America. More than 100 criminal syndicates that have a piece of nearly every commercial activity in Russia; Moscow's fight against organized crime; Estimated 80% of all Russian businessmen who pay protection money to gangsters; Targeting of nuclear materials by criminals; Forgery; Finding a cure. INSET: Going into business with the `rebyata,' by Ann Imse..
ACCESSION #
9403037532

 

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