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The Rise Of The Russian Mob
The Rise Of The Russian Mob

AIR DATE: October 16, 2012

Organized crime used to be synonymous with Italian-Americans, but now the Russians are much more likely to be involved in human trafficking. money laundering and other organized crime. Why did the Russia mafia become so powerful? And why does the government continue to tolerate the mobsters? How entrenched are they in the U.S. and in Russia?
Dr. Mark Galeotti, Academic Chair of Center for Global Affairs, New York University


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