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‘No End in Sight’ to Fraud in Russia’s Space Agency, Top Investigator Says
“It’s a very simple scheme: The money is first moved abroad, then the family leaves, and then the defendant follows [them],” Bastrykin said.
Head of FSB's Secretive Unit Charged for $850K Bribery
Colonel Kirill Cherkalin received $850,000 “for acts or inactions in favor of the bribe-giver and commercial structures.”
Russia’s Plane-Making Ambition Exceeds Its Competence
The Sukhoi Superjet that crashed on Sunday was an assertion of post-Soviet industrial might. It ended up exposing Putin-era weakness instead.
7.5K Russians Sentenced for Bribery in 2018
Anti-corruption activists say official figures vastly underestimate the prevalence of bribery in Russia.
Muscovites React to Multi-Million Dollar Fountain Restoration
Do Moscow's residents know how much the renovation of the Stone Flower Fountain cost?
Head of FSB’s Secretive Unit Detained for Bribery – Reports
Colonel Kirill Cherkalin headed the FSB economic security department’s financial counterintelligence support unit.
Ex-Mayor of Vladivostok Receives Long Jail Term for Corruption
Igor Pushkaryov was charged with arranging a large-scale deal between the local government and his relatives' company.
Prosecutors Uncover $25M Fraud in Russia’s Space, Defense Corporations
Total corruption nearly doubled to $1 billion in 2018, according to the report.
Russian Court Seizes $160M of Ex-Official’s Property
Alexander Shestun, who campaigned against garbage dumps outside Moscow, faces charges including embezzlement.
Corruption Dies Hard in Russia
Levada sociologist Alexei Levinson on how Russians view corruption.
Are Russian Show Trials Back?
Recent high profile-arrests have rattled the country.
Ex-Putin Aide Detained in Rosneft Fraud Case
Viktor Ishayev is suspected of embezzling money from the state-owned Rosneft company, Russia’s Investigative Committee said.
Russia to Keep Former Minister Abyzov in Jail on Fraud Charges
Abyzov, an ally of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, is accused of embezzling $62 million.
Ex-Minister Mikhail Abyzov’s Shock $62M Fraud Detention, Explained
Political experts have noted the ex-official's close relations with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
More Than 1,300 Russian Officials Fired for Corruption in 2018 – Prosecutors
Russia ranks among the world’s most corrupt countries.
Former Russian Minister Arrested, Accused of Embezzling $62 Million
In May 2012, Mikhail Abyzov was appointed as Minister for Open Government Affairs in former President Dmitry Medvedev's cabinet.
Corruption in Russia's Military Quadrupled in 2018, Prosecutors Say
More than 2,800 Russian military officials were brought to justice for corruption last year.
Quid pro quo
Russian Lawmaker Detained on $49M Bribe-Taking Charges
Vadim Belousov is suspected of conspiring to accept money in exchange for favoritism and preferential treatment.
Олигарх, Его Любовница и Суды Краснодарского Края
Как богатые люди России пользуются преимуществами правовой системы, перенося свои...
The U.S. College Admissions Scandal Is So Post-Soviet
Academic corruption is typical for Post-Soviet countries because of the power of informal networks.
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