Mi Lennhag reviews Vory: den ryska supermaffian (The Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia) by Mark Galeotti (translated by Manne Svensson). The book examines organized crime in the Soviet Union and in post-Soviet Russia. Historical, political and cultural contexts help explaining the Russian mafia and the phenomenon vory. Galeotti pictures a Russian society where politics and organized crime remain closely linked.
|Specialist publication||Nordisk Østforum|
|Publication status||Published - 2020 Jan 22|
Subject classification (UKÄ)
- Political Science
- Languages and Literature
- Vladimir Putin
- Criminal behaviors