The influential think tank The Center for Strategic and International Studies
issued this 1997 report on Russian organized crime as part of its Global
Organized Crime Task Force headed by former FBI chief William H. Webster. In
addition to a list of the task force members and an introduction to the report,
the full CSIS report on ROC is also available on this site in pdf
Criminal justice expert Frederick T. Martens questions law enforcement's
assessment of the nature and scope of Russian organized crime in North America
in the 1990s. This March 1999 article is on the site of the Office of
International Criminal Justice, a research and training center at the
University of Illinois at Chicago.
A short overview by John Sanful of Russian hockey since 1946. Sanful authored
a 1998 book on the first Russians to play in the National Hockey League and the
impact this had on the game in North America and Russia.
A gateway to the web sites of all the teams as well as links to hockey
publications, Hockey Hall of Fame, Amateur Hockey Association, newspaper
coverage, stats on individual NHL players, and more.
This site offers the latest listings and stats on all European players and
teams, information on European born and trained players in the National Hockey
League, and news reports.
A well-organized and maintained site for Bure fans. It includes the most
recent media reports on Bure's close association with Russian
businessman/politician Anzor Kikalishvili--the focus of FRONTLINE's "Mafia
Power Play" report on October 12, 1999.