Organized Crime, Political Transitions and State Formation in Post-Soviet Eurasia

  • Authors
  • Alexander Kupatadze

Part of the Transnational Crime, Crime Control and Security book series (TCCCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Alexander Kupatadze
    Pages 1-25
  3. Alexander Kupatadze
    Pages 46-89
  4. Alexander Kupatadze
    Pages 153-180
  5. Alexander Kupatadze
    Pages 194-195
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 196-256

About this book


Based on over 130 interviews with criminals, law enforcement officials and government representatives from post-Soviet Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan, this book situates organized crime in the debate on state formation and examines the diverging patterns in organized crime following the aftermath of these countries' Coloured Revolutions.


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