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The Russian Mafia is among ...

The Russian Mafia is among ...

Members of the Russian Mafia (“vory v zakone” or “Theives in Law”)

The Russian Mafia is among the most feared criminal organizations in the world, but it's not just Russians. There are Ukrainians, Georgians, Belarussians, Uzbeks, Chechnyans and others. It operates all over the world, trafficking in drugs, guns, people and anything else people want. Because of extortion schemes and the consumer black market, the Russian economy needs the mafia.

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