All Posts Tagged With: "bribery"

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State Corruption Damages Total 7.9B Rubles in 2012

A new report by the Russian Investigative Committee says that corruption within state agencies caused a staggering 7.9 billion rubles in damages in 2012.

Dec 9, 2012 | Continued
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Russian Police Corruption Officially ‘In the Past’

Russian Internal Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev says the country’s police forces have been “reassessed” and that there is no longer any corruption in the agency, despite instances of corruption that occurred during the reassessment itself.

Aug 25, 2011 | Continued
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Sochi Anti-Corruption Activist Nearly Beaten to Death

A human rights advocate near Sochi has been beaten nearly to death, after releasing an audio recording that lead to the arrest of a government official for taking bribes.

Oct 27, 2010 | Continued
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Transparency Intl: Corruption in Russia Getting Worse

Russia has become more corrupt over the past year, according to a new report out by Transparency International.

Oct 26, 2010 | Continued
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Moscow Authorities ‘In a Panic’ That Corrupt Deputy Has Fled Country

The Moscow city administration is in a “panic” following reports that a deputy mayor, recently charged with bribery and facing up to 10 years in prison, has fled the country.

Sep 7, 2010 | Continued
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Traffic Cops Awarded for ‘Resisting Temptation’

As President Medvedev vows to fight corruption, authorities in the Siberian Republic of Khakassia have taken to financially awarding traffic cops for turning down bribes.

Apr 9, 2010 | Continued
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Russia Ranked Highest in Economic Crime

A global survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers has ranked Russia in first place for prevalence of economic crime, with 71 percent of corporations admitting to at least one instance in the past year.

Nov 22, 2009 | Continued