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By Federico Varese

tough largely held perspectives, this e-book offers a radical account of the Russian Mafia. It charts the emergence of the gang within the context of the transition to the industry, the privatization of safety, and pervasive corruption. It comprises stories of undercover police operations, in-depth interviews performed over numerous years with the sufferers of the Mafia, criminals and officers, and files from the Gulag files. It additionally presents a comparative research, making references to different Mafia, equivalent to the japanese Yakuza, the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, and the American-Italian Mafia.

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