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Stephen Handelman Discusses the Russian Mob.

Foreign Correspondent Stephen Handelman He spent nearly six years in the former Soviet Union as chief of the Moscow Bureau of the Toronto Star, where he covered the final years of the Soviet regime. His new book Comrade Criminal: Russia's New Mafiya (Yale) examines and uncovers the intricate networking of the post-Soviet criminal underworld. Handelman is also the author of Uncommon Kingdom. He is currently an associate fellow at Columbia University's Harriman Institute.


Other segments from the episode on July 31, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 31, 1995: Interview with Stephen Handelman; Interview with R. D. ZImmerman; Commentary on the use of split infinitives.


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