Criminal policy: the concept, problems, and prospects
This article analyzes the definition and content of criminal policy. Special attention is paid to the criminological aspect. The authors scrutinize the
trends of development of criminal policy in theory and practice and formulate a number of key elements of the criminal policy concept.
The Development of a Criminalistics Theory in Russia and the United States: A Comparative Analysis
... forensic science. I give a detailed account of Russian and US scholars’ approaches to the nature, subject, and object of criminalistics and provide an overview of the history of the discipline. I address the relationship between criminalistics and criminal procedure law. In considering the methodological framework for criminalistics, I focus on the thought experiment (event reconstruction) technique and the situational approach, which is used both in Russia and in the US. I describe the concept,...
Criminalisation of economic offences
This article discusses the features of criminal policy in the economic sphere and analyses the recent changes to Chapter 22 of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation. Based on the analysis, general trends in the relevant legislative activity are identified and recommendations to overcome ...
The Amber Industry: Development Сhallenges and Combating Amber Trafficking in the Baltic Region
... extraction and trafficking. The authors focus on the relevant law enforcement practices and hold that administrative sanctions for unauthorised amber extraction and trade are not fully effective in Russia. The authors stress the need for introducing criminal liability for a repeated offence and outline opportunities for using forensic gemological examination of amber and amber products.
1. Annual Social Report 2016, Official Website of JSC "Kaliningrad Amber Plant", available at: