Environmental Crime and Corruption in Russia
|Series title:||Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $160.00|
| Book Description: |
Environmental devastation, a significant consequence of industrial activity in Soviet times, continues to be a major problem in Russia. Specific problems include radioactive pollutants from inadequately monitored nuclear plants, illegal logging and wildlife poaching which have grown into hugely profitable businesses for criminal gangs, and toxic waste from unsanctioned and poorly controlled metallurgical, petroleum and agricultural chemical industries. This book presents a wide...