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2020 | 2/45/2020 | 201-220
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The search for missing persons in the Eastern European Countries: a legal procedure and organizational framework

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Objectives: The article addresses the issue of human disappearances in four Eastern European countries – Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Lithuania. Although there are significant discrepancies between the four concerning economic welfare and individuals’ mobility, their search procedures are quite similar. Material and methods: There have been several studies regarding human disappearances and police search investigations in those countries. However, there have been no comparative reviews of this kind so far. Results: The authors also highlighted the areas that require improvement, pointing to some common deficiencies such as a selective approach to human disappearances, the lack of specialized search units within the national police forces, and the somewhat limited use of the modern internet-based media. The issues relating to the identification of unknown human, which is a crucial part of the police search investigations, were addressed as well Conclusions: The authors also highlighted the areas that require improvement, pointing to some common deficiencies such as a selective approach to human disappearances, the lack of specialized search units within the national police forces, and the somewhat limited use of the modern internet-based media. The issues relating to the identification of unknown human, which is a crucial part of the police search investigations, were addressed as well
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201-220
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2020
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  • denis.solodov@uwm.edu.pl
  • Warmia and Mazury University in Olsztyn, Poland
  • Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
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