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Definition of Russian mafia

Russian mafia Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The Russian Mafia (; russkaya mafiya) or Bratva (brothers, brotherhood), is a term used to refer to the collective of various organized crime elements originating in the former Soviet Union. Although not a singular criminal organization, most of the individual groups share similar goals and organizational structures that define them as part of the loose overall association.

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