RELIGIOUS EXTREMISTS IN THE NORTHERN CAUCASUS: CRIMINAL SET

  • Тembulat Gjatov The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Russia

Abstract

This article is devoted to the actual problem of splicing of organized crime with religious extremism, in particular, with the Islamic organizations. The problem of Wahhabism’s growing in criminal environment remains poorly studied. Special attention is paid to Islamic proselytism among Russian prisoners and to the process of penetration of extremist ideas in the criminal environment. The author comes to the conclusion that it is necessary to put the question about creation of the regular prison clergy - both Orthodox and Muslim, which will minimize the spread of various forms of non-traditional Islam.

Keywords: radical Islam, extremism, terrorism, criminal environment, Jamaat

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2016-12-27
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