Bokrecension - Vory: den ryska supermaffian

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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.

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  • Political Science
  • Languages and Literature
Original languageSwedish
Volume34
Issue number7-9
Specialist publication or newspaperNordisk Østforum
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jan 22
Publication categoryResearch

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