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Discussion of Prospects for Building Trust between Russia and the US at RIAC

... missions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The discussion covered the issues of building trust between Russia and the United States as the countries with the greatest potential to successfully confront international challenges, namely the growth of drug trafficking (especially heroin black trading), the spread of weapons of mass destruction, of chemical and biological weapons, and their falling into the hands of terrorist groups. The participants of the meeting emphasized the need to establish a ...


Russia Increasing Role in International Drug Prohibition

... also repeatedly called for greater attempts by NATO to prevent heroin production in Afghanistan. To a certain extent the dominance of security discourse in Russian drug policy is inevitable. Whereas Western European states may face social threats from drug trafficking, basic state security is never significantly threatened. In comparison, Russia shares a 7000 kilometer border with Central Asia, through which an estimated 95 tonnes of heroin leaves Afghanistan via the Northern Route. This inevitably ...


Fighting Crime: Mexico’s Lessons for Russia

... drug production and trafficking: trafficking in fire arms, trafficking in illegal migrants, extortion, human trafficking supplying "human goods" to the sexual services market, software theft, etc. The most powerful OCGs continued to deal in drug trafficking, using violence to eliminate competition and secure drug trafficking routes. In 2000-2009, incidents of drug trafficking related crime increased 260 percent from 24,950 to 63,404. The abrupt increase in criminal activity resulted from ...


Russia and Global Humanitarian Challenges

... other, in the same way as with certain humanitarian challenges, counteracting these trends involves strictly coordinated efforts of governments and intergovernmental organizations, as well as coherent strategies for day-to-day steps. Photo: RIA Novosti Drug trafficking 2012 (in Russian) Today, around 214 million people reside outside their home countries, and at least 20 percent of them are illegal migrants [19] . The problem of migration is a delicate one. Unlike at the turn of the 19th-20th centuries,...


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