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There are 30 item(s) tagged with the keyword "corruption".

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1. Money Laundering, in a Sense

A colonel in the Russian army is facing house arrest for two months for taking a washing machine as a bribe.

Tags: military, law, bribery, corruption, war in ukraine
2. Dentist Kadyrov

Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov isn't a dentist. But that didn't stop him from being awarded the Russian Order of Merit for Dentistry.

Tags: corruption, chechnya, kadyrov
3. Summer Fun at a Russian Prison

Penal Colony No. 7 in Bashkiria is in the market for a "towed water banana." Exactly why is anyone's guess.

Tags: watersports, prison, corruption
4. Subversion Subverted

Putin's attempt to undermine Ukraine backfired ... due to corruption.

Tags: war in ukraine, government, corruption, putin
5. Nepotism Takes to the Ice

The son of one of Putin's buddies was recently named the head of a professional hockey team, with no previous experience.

Tags: television, putin, corruption, hockey
6. We're in Your Camp! Just Kidding

A deputy from Russia’s Rostov Region, who lives in a home with décor that rivals a tsar’s, is suspected of making some of his money stealing from poor kids. Oh my.

Tags: disadvantaged youth, corruption, recreation, camps, camp, youth, government, rostov, embezzlement
7. Who Fishes for Fishers?

A court has found two men guilty of poaching—men whose job it is to prevent the poaching of fish.

Tags: corruption, buryatia, fishing, fish, environment
8. An Architectural Crime; or, Shedquarters

A new village police station, unveiled with much pomp, occupies what appears to be a repurposed corrugated metal shed.

Tags: government, cities, towns, village life, corruption, police
9. Malfeasance!

“I want to note that corruption is an important component of our work. It is far from the only offense, but at the same time it is an evil that we are doing alongside the prosecutor's office, the Investigative Committee, and the FSB. The Rosgvardia is also providing support.”

– In November 2020, Vladislav Tolkunov, head of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Bryansk Region, speculated about corruption live on the Bryansk Governorate television channel. Apparently, he had muddled his words, and while attempting to decry corruption he admitted to malfeasance.

Tags: corruption, law enforcement, police, rosgvardiya
10. Lukashenko Gets the Putin Treatment

The President of Belarus is the subject of a new corruption investigation from Radio Free Europe.

Tags: journalism, lukashenko, belarus, corruption

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