Problematic aspects of control over the illicit trafficking of goods from the Donetsk-occupied territories

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4904804

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contraband, economic security, contraband methods, Anti-Terrorist Operation, Donbas

Abstract

This article investigates contemporary trends in contraband activities as a cause of the destabilization of the economic system of Ukraine, which is exacerbated by military conflict. Most of the export–import goods flows in Ukraine are contraband in nature, which has a negative impact on the development of the domestic economy, not only destabilizing the domestic market but leading to corruption in state and local governments. The theoretical and methodological aspects of investigations of contraband, including the impact of military conflict, are analyzed in the context of Ukraine’s economic security. The criteria for evaluating customs security related to the fight against contraband are identified, the methods to combat contraband are discussed, and the statistical indicators of contraband from the Donetsk region are determined.

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Author Biographies

Olena Bulhakova, Donetsk State University of Internal Affairs

Ph.D. in Economics, 

Associate Professor, Head of the Department of   State and Legal Disciplines

Artem Shapar, Donetsk State University of Internal Affairs

Ph.D. of  Law,

Associate Professor

Deputy Director for Educational and Research Activities of the Kryvyi Rih Educational and Scientific Institute

Anatoliy Mokiy , Institute of Regional Research named after M. I. Dolishniy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

D.Sc. in Economics, Professor, Leading Researcher,
Department of Regional Economic Policy, Institute of Regional Research named after M. I. Dolishniy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; 

Honorary Professor of the Higher School of Economics ALMAMER (Warsaw, Poland, 2012).

Vladyslav Vorobiov, War Studies Academy in Warsaw

 

Masters in Security Studies

War Studies Academy in Warsaw

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2021-06-30

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Skliar, N., Bulhakova, O., Shapar, A., Mokiy , A., & Vorobiov, V. . (2021). Problematic aspects of control over the illicit trafficking of goods from the Donetsk-occupied territories. Political Science and Security Studies Journal, 2(2), 43-57. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4904804

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