Bandits, Gangsters and the Mafia

Bandits, Gangsters and the Mafia

Russia, the Baltic States and the CIS Since 1992

Book - 2001
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During the 1990s, the "roving bandits", big business or the oligarchs, stole Russia. They gained influence over President Yeltsin and his government, and gradually shaped policy in their own interests. In this first comprehensive account to explain why Russia took the course it did, Martin McCauley examines the period through the prism of government, including Yeltsin's shadow government, and looks at the military, police, security and intelligence services. Relations between Moscow and the regions, industry, agriculture, social policy and foreign policy are also explored.

Publisher: Harlow, England ; Toronto : Pearson Education, 2001.
ISBN: 9780582357648
0582357640
Branch Call Number: 947.086 McCa 3701 1
Characteristics: xxi, 439 pages : illustrations, maps.

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