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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).
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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OKZh, 1914; Kolokolov, Zhandarm, 321-7, 333, 337; Peregodova, Politicheskii sysk
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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.
Peregudova, Politicheskii sysk
Rossii, 1880-1917 (Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2000).
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