Organized Crime and Corruption in Georgia Environmental Crime and Corruption in Russia: Federal and Regional Perspectives SUBGROUP TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM RESEARCH ON ORGANIZED CRIME AND CORRUPTION IN UKRAINE Featured Interview

Organized Crime and Corruption in Georgia

Routledge has launched a new paperback edition of Organized Crime and Corruption in Georgia, edited by Louise Shelley, Erik R. Scott, Anthony Latta, as part of their Transnational Crime and Corruption series.

Environmental Crime and Corruption in Russia: Federal and Regional Perspectives

Edited by Sally Stoecker and Ramziya Shakirova, this volume assesses the ongoing problem of environmental crime in Russia, from radioactive and other industrial pollutants to illegal logging and wildlife poaching.

SUBGROUP TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

Co-chaired by Dr. Louise Shelley and Christina Bain, a subgroup to combat Human Trafficking was launched at the World Economic Forum in November.

RESEARCH ON ORGANIZED CRIME AND CORRUPTION IN UKRAINE

In September, a team of TraCCC-affiliated scholars, led by Dr. Shelley, was commissioned to write an interim report on organized crime and corruption in Ukraine by the Organized Crime Observatory in Geneva.

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Featured Interview

INSIDE TraCCC interviewed Veerendra Mishra, an Indian expert on human trafficking, a law enforcement officer, and a former affiliate scholar at TraCCC.


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Welcome to TraCCC

The Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) is the first center in the United States devoted to understanding the links among terrorism, transnational crime and corruption, and to teach, research, train and help formulate policy on these critical issues. TraCCC is a research center within the School of Public Policy at George Mason University.

Featured Research

Specifics of Activities of Ethnic Chinese Crime Groups in Eastern Siberia in Post-Soviet Period (1991-2011) (2012)
A.L. Repetskaya, summary by Enkhchimeg Sengee, September 2013

Anna L. Repetskaya, PhD in Jurisprudence, is a Chair and a Professor of the Criminal Law and Criminology Department of Baikal State University of Economics and Law in Russian Federation. In her 2012 research project, Repetskaya analyzes the characteristics, scope, and scale of activities of ethnic Chinese crime groups in the region (Early Post-Soviet period 1991-1997 and Modern period 1998-2011), and determines the factors contributing to their expansion.

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Respecting the Rights and Legal Interests of Small Indigenous Nationalities of the Russian Federation while Pursuing Natural Resources in Territories of Their Livelihood (2012)
Ruslan Sh. Garipov, summary by Enkhchimeg Sengee, July 2013

Dr. Ruslan Sh. Garipov conducted a research project “Respecting the Rights and Legal Interests of Small Indigenous Nationalities of the Russian Federation in Pursuit of Natural Resources in Territories of Their Livelihood” in 2012. He draws attention to the imminent threat to the survival of the cultural and ethnographic values of small indigenous peoples who have lived for centuries in regions that are industrializing rapidly.

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‘Problems in Combating the Illegal Use of Pesticides and Agrochemicals in Agricultural Cultivation in Eastern Siberia’ (2012)
Yu.O. Karpysheva, summary by Enkhchimeg Sengee, June 2013

Yuliya. O. Karpysheva conducted a research project in 2012 on the illegal use of banned pesticides and agrochemicals in the cultivation of agricultural goods in Eastern Siberia in the Russian Federation (RF). The author analyzes the illegal use of harmful pesticides and agrochemicals, and offers a series of policy recommendations to mitigate the problem.

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