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Russia’s security services: A cheklist for reform

Perspective, Vol. VII, No. 1, September-October 1997 By J. MICHAEL WALLER American Foreign Policy Council Protection of human rights, according to Russian law, is the first duty of the security and intelligence services of the post-Soviet state. Even more, the “special services” or “organs,” as they are called, are under new legal checks and balances to minimize abuse and maximize...