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Makarova T.V. - Bases for the classification of the terrorism victims. pp. 29-58


Abstract: The article is devoted to the issues of classification of the terrorist crimes victims.  The author provides her own definition of the victim of the terrorist crimes (terrorism).  The author then provides a classification of victims - natural persons, legal entities, public institutions based on the legal status of a victim, defined character of a victim (victims), degree of registration of victims in the official statistics, types of damage caused to  the victims. The author provides an additional characteristics for the terrorism victims (natural persons) depending on their social and demographic characteristics: sex, age, labor capability, role (social status), amount of material damage, citizenship, international legal status. Classification of legal entities - victims of terrorist crimes is offered based upon the grounds developed by the civil law scholars (forms of property, founders, formation procedure, rights of participants,  amount of material damage, etc.). The author also formulated the conclusion that classification facilitates more in-depth and efficient study of the terrorism victims, which is necessary for the victimologic preventive measures regarding terrorist crimes.
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