SHS Web Conf.
Volume 108, 2021IX Baltic Legal Forum “Law and Order in the Third Millennium” 2020
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Fighting Crime: Criminal Law Issues|
|Published online||31 May 2021|
Particular characteristics of recidivism of foreign criminals subjected to conviction in Russia
Saint Petersburg University of the Ministry of the Interior of Russia, Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Russia is attractive to foreign citizens not only for its originality which lies in the beauty of people and nature or in the presence of unique attractions. They are also attracted by the possibility of doing work and business. However, not all foreign citizens are law-abiding. Some of their representatives are distinguished by illegal behavior. It happens that noncitizens of Russia commit crimes. Purpose of the research: to consider the state, structure and dynamics of crimes of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation; to work out the categories of crimes for which they are convicted; to give information about representatives of foreign countries dominating places of imprisonment; to assess the nature of the repetition of crimes committed in Russia by foreign immigrants; to reveal their age range and give information about the commission of repeated crimes in Russia by foreigners who have served their sentences in domestic correction facilities. Methods: the work based on a systematic approach widely uses general scientific and specific scientific methods. General scientific methods, such as logical, structural-functional, analysis and synthesis methods, made it possible to identify the features of the foreigners’ recidivism risk in Russia. Modern criminological concepts based on such specific scientific methods as the method of interpretation and the methods of interpreting documents have successfully fostered the development of the research problem. Main results: the research made it possible to assess the nature of “foreign crime” in the Russian Federation and the recidivism rate of foreign immigrants. Novelty: the research shows the contingent of foreign citizens serving sentences in Russian correction facilities and differentiated by categories of crimes; it also presents their criminological features, reveals the post-penitentiary recidivism of foreign immigrants, it gives a comparative assessment of foreigners’ repeated crimes in Russia and at home.
Key words: convict / correction facility / imprisonment / criminal offense
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