Shabalina Yulia Viktorovna – instructor of the Department of criminology of the far Eastern legal Institute of Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia, major of police.
In the article the necessity of development of the international cooperation of Russia and the countries of the Asian-Pacific region to criminality opposition is based. Joint activity of the interested states in the specified direction is considered as one of the directions of a criminal policy of the Russian Federation. Proceeding from the specificity of transnational criminal actions in the Far East the necessity of separating of the regional component of such policy is based.
The estimation to the experience of interaction of the Russian and foreign law enforcement bodies in transnational organized crime counteraction is given, the negative factors interfering the successful development of the international cooperation are defined. On the basis of the spent analysis the author formulates a number of proposals on the formation of regional strategy of the joint opposition of transnational criminality, and also on perfection of the standard-legal base of cooperation.
The author comes to a conclusion that the joint activity interfering the transnational criminal actions in the Far East is based on the legal principles and norms of the cooperating countries, but the adequacy, the efficiency and the purposefulness of this activity are defined by a criminal policy of the state.
Key words: international cooperation, transnational criminality, criminal policy, law enforcement bodies.