The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 10
Page No. 2439 - 2445

Problems of Counteraction to Religious Extremism in the Russian Federation

Authors : Bidova Bela Bertovna, Aishanova Catherine Sultanovna, Ganaeva Esita Eminovna, Mucalov Shadid Shakhidovich and Dadaev Hamzat Mamutovich

Abstract: The purpose of this analysis, problems of religious extremism is the creation of the theoretical foundations of optimization of the system of criminal law and criminological measures to combat religious extremism and the development of specific proposals and recommendations on improvement of legislation and prevention of this criminal phenomenon. The study addressed issues of phenomenology and criminal tendencies of religious extremism. A systematic and structural analysis of its criminological characteristics and features of the criminal-legal characteristics of individual institutional and extra-institutional forms of religious extremism. The study uses formal-legal, historical and legal methods. It carried out the study and synthesis of theoretical materials research areas. Scientific novelty of research is expressed in particular its provisions such as the definition of the author's concept of “religious extremism”, “criminal religious extremism”. The researcher analyzed the characteristics of the foreign legal models to counter religious extremism and its individual species. The researchers understanding of criminological characteristics of social consciousness and the trend of religious extremism in the development of Russia. Described specific personality traits of extremist and criminal factor complex of religious extremism and identified shortcomings of the modern Russian legislation regulating the various aspects of the fight against religious extremism. Additionally, it is formulated and justified proposals on the improvement of the current legislation regulating the responsibility for the crimes that are the subject of this study, the directions of improvement of the criminal law and special criminological measures to combat religious extremism; proposed a set of concrete changes and amendments to the Russian legislation.

How to cite this article:

Bidova Bela Bertovna, Aishanova Catherine Sultanovna, Ganaeva Esita Eminovna, Mucalov Shadid Shakhidovich and Dadaev Hamzat Mamutovich, 2016. Problems of Counteraction to Religious Extremism in the Russian Federation. The Social Sciences, 11: 2439-2445.

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