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War on Corruption – Chaika Reports, Bastrykin Interrogated, Powers Sought, Personnel Changed

[Note: for new readers, the ‘war on corruption’ here refers to a program that performs two roles – (i) reducing the overall level and pervasiveness of corruption in Russia; and (ii) providing a platform through which Pres. Medvedev can build … Continue reading

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Moscow Rules – Is the ‘War on Corruption’ About to Heat Up?

In a series of posts a few months ago, I argued that Pres. Medvedev is in the process of building his own independent power base, personally supported by his classmates from the St. Pete law faculty in the name of … Continue reading

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