Russian Organized Crime In The U.S. Essay by The Research Group

Russian Organized Crime In The U.S.
A look at the origins extent and sophistication of the Russian mobs in the U.S.
# 72829 | 678 words | 4 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Sociology (General) , Political Science (General) , Criminology (General)

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This paper describes the Russian mobs that have infiltrated the U.S. since the end of the Cold War. The paper discusses Russian crime families in Brighton Beach, New York and Los Angeles and Miami. The paper also discusses the possible threat the Russian criminal activity may pose to U.S. security interests.

From the Paper:

"Perhaps if Russia had not lost the Cold War and split into various Republics and had not suffered severe economic problems, there would be little or no organized Russian criminal activity in the U.S. Many came as immigrants willingly accepted by the U.S. as sufferers from Communism. Now the emergence of Russian criminal groups in the United States is this country's fastest growing criminal justice problem. How did these criminals get here? During detente..."

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