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resources. On the other hand, it would be expedient to develop and test procedures for implementing such a program in a typical district of a megacity, one that includes examples of the types of facilities that would be potential terrorist targets.

More detailed materials on the problems mentioned above may be found in the previously cited publication of the Center for Political Research in Russia, which its authors believe to be the first systematic attempt at a comprehensive analysis of the problems of combating terrorism in megacities. The publication also provides a basis for the initiation of a more in-depth systematic analysis of these problems and the development of a set of practical recommendations and organizational and technical measures for effectively meeting these new security challenges.



Terrorism in a megapolis: assessment of threats and levels of protection. 2002. Moscow: Human Rights Publishers.

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