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Ukraine and Arms Trafficking
Episode 66th July 2022 • The Index • Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
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Ukraine has long been considered one of the largest arms trafficking markets in Europe, even before the current conflict. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, large stockpiles were left and fell into the hands of ordinary citizens, some were trafficked from Ukraine to the rest of Europe and beyond.

In this episode Thin will be asking the questions - how has the conflict affected the smuggling of weapons? And how will it continue to do so in the future?

Presenter: Thin Lei Win


Prof. Mark Galeotti, Principal Director of Mayak Intelligence, Honorary Professor at UCL and member of the GI Network of Experts.

Kathi Lynn Austin, former United Nations arms trafficking expert, founder and executive director of the non-profit Conflict Awareness Project and member of the GI Network of Experts.

Prof. Viatcheslav Avioutskii, ESSCA School of Management in France.

Additional Links:

Ukraine Profile

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