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This study addresses certain aspects related to the differentiation in the current Criminal Code of the Russian Federation of forms (types) of the multiplicity of crimes. The illusory nature of notions of totality and repetition of criminal intrusions as options that completely exhaust the phenomenon of multiplicity is noted. Clarifi cations are made in some groups of manifestations of the multiplicity of crimes available in the legal literature. The difference between concepts such as «multiplicity related (not related) to a criminal record for a previous crime» and «multiplicity related (not related) to conviction of a previous crime» is emphasized. The correlation of the cumulative sentence with forms of multiplicity of crimes is determined. The meaning of the provision enshrined in the fi rst sub-paragraph of paragraph № 54 of the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation «On the Practice of Assigning Criminal Sentence by the Courts of the Russian Federation» is revealed. The conditions under which the rules of accumulative sentencing can be applied to crimes having a long continuance, in particular, continuous offences are characterized. A defi nite outline of this paper is given by the author’s analysis of scientifi c approaches to the classifi cation of the forms of the multiplicity of crimes which had been developed by Viktor Pavlovich Malkov.

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L. V. Lobanova

Department of Criminal Law, Volgograd State University

Author for correspondence.
Russian Federation

M. A. Malimonova

Department of Criminal Law, Volgograd State University

Russian Federation

A. P. Rozhnov

Department of Criminal Law, Volgograd State University

Russian Federation


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