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POLICE: Official Figures Can Be Misleading

by Roger Kangas CRIME REPORTING, LIKE MOST STATISTICAL analysis, is a complicated and sometimes contradictory science. In the states of the former Soviet Union, even attempting an accurate portrayal of crime figures is fraught with all sorts of problems. The creation of new ministries and the ensuing logistical reconfiguration of the Soviet successor states has […]