Pressing Issues of Concern in the Fight against Drug Crime

Shestak, V.A. & Karaseva, I.O. (2020). Pressing issues of concern in the fight against drug crime. Actual issues of the fight against crime: Materials Prepared For The Second Correspondence International Scientific-Practical Conference (15 May 2020). Moscow: Moscow State University.

7 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2020

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Viktor Shestak

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)

Irina Karasyova

MGIMO University

Date Written: May 15, 2020

Abstract

The authors consider actual issues of fighting drug crime from the viewpoint of implementing the norms of international law into national legal system and implementation of its provisions on the example of the Russian Federation. The normative basis of the research work is formed by the acts of international law ratified by Russia and acts issued in their implementation by legislative and executive authorities of the Russian Federation. The empirical base is represented by official statistical data reflecting the dynamics of drug crime in our country. The relevance of the stated topic is beyond doubt due to the prevalence of drug crimes both within the country and abroad - in this regard, the author proves the need to integrate the efforts of member countries of the international community in the fight against drug trafficking, including through the creation of detailed legal regulation of the legal regime of drug trafficking and the development of a mechanism of preventive and punitive measures against those who commit or facilitate drug crimes. The authors describe the experience of the Russian Federation in combating drug-related crime and analyses its results and prospects for development.

Keywords: drug crime, Russian Federation, Convention, Declaration, Strategy, international law, counteraction, preventive and punitive measures

JEL Classification: K14

Suggested Citation

Shestak, Viktor and Karasyova, Irina, Pressing Issues of Concern in the Fight against Drug Crime (May 15, 2020). Shestak, V.A. & Karaseva, I.O. (2020). Pressing issues of concern in the fight against drug crime. Actual issues of the fight against crime: Materials Prepared For The Second Correspondence International Scientific-Practical Conference (15 May 2020). Moscow: Moscow State University., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3613802

Viktor Shestak (Contact Author)

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) ( email )

Prospekt Vernadskogo, 76
Moscow, 119454
Russia

Irina Karasyova

MGIMO University ( email )

76 Prospekt Vernadskogo
Moscow, 119454
Russia

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