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The article compares the important organizational and legal trends and prospects of antiterrorist activity, as well as the associated conceptual apparatus and the essence of terrorism. In the theory of criminal law, terrorism is defined as a threat to public security, in contrast to other areas of knowledge. This criminal phenomenon is implemented through the impact on a third party to the conflict (primarily ordinary citizens), that is, to encourage them to transform the foundations of statehood. In this regard, the system of management of information counteraction to terrorism, extremist activity and other forms of encroachment on the constitutional system, as well as other spheres of state functioning is gaining momentum.

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Denis S Mits

Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization

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Candidate of Legal Science, expert Advisory Board of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty (CSTO)

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