Sysk


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Sysk

 

in prerevolutionary Russia, special nonprocedural measures taken to establish the identity and whereabouts of unknown criminals and criminals in hiding. In contemporary procedural law, these measures are referred to as a search (rozysk).

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OKZh, 1914; Kolokolov, Zhandarm, 321-7, 333, 337; Peregodova, Politicheskii sysk, 346-8.
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The government responded to the "problem" of the Don trade by trying to place the Don under blockade (1630-38) and by conducting a great sysk (dragnet and interrogations) of Don travelers in 1628-31.
Here I examine how mercy was meted out by judges and by litigants in criminal cases (those involving the most serious crimes and the sysk investigatory procedure).