1992 Photo Contest, General News, Honorable mention

Hans-Jürgen Burkard

Bilderberg for Stern

01 January, 1991

Suspects awaiting trial at a jail.

Organized crime is nothing new in the former Soviet Union. The Russian mafia is involved in extortion, drugs and prostitution. Of the estimated 5,000 gangs, 70 were rounded up in six months thanks to an all-out effort by a special police unit.

About the photographer

Hans-Jürgen Burkard

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