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Category Archives: officials
As covered in the previous post, in June a prominent Russian economist – Sergey Guriev – fled Russia after investigators began targeting him in the case of a 2011 report on the human rights implications of Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s ongoing incarceration. … Continue reading
That’s the provocative question raised by Prof. Maxim Mironov of IE Business School in a new paper, which I came across via this post at the Wall Street Journal. In short, Mironov concludes that yes, on occasion, it is worthwhile … Continue reading
Earlier this year I wrote about IKEA’s corruption problems in Russia. Two senior managers were fired after Swedish media reported that the managers had approved a bribe payment by their general contractor in order to obtain electricity service for a … Continue reading
I have been sitting on this story for a while, waiting to see if anything actually happens and now it appears that it will amount to something – so here goes. A few months ago, Russian construction entrepreneur and minigarch … Continue reading
Last week, at a regular meeting of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Council, Head of the Presidential Administration Sergei Naryshkin announced the completion of a draft Model Code of Ethics for all public officials (государственные служащие) of the Russian Federation. The draft … Continue reading