Vory: den ryska supermaffian

  • Mi Lennhag Lunds universitet

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Review of Vory: den ryska supermaffian
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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Mi Lennhag, Lunds universitet

doktorand, Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

Publisert
2020-01-22
Hvordan sitere
Lennhag, M. (2020). Vory: den ryska supermaffian. Nordisk Østforum, 34, 7-9. https://doi.org/10.23865/noros.v34.2036
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Russia, Soviet Union, mafia, Vory, organized crime