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18 November 2018


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There are 7 item(s) tagged with the keyword "corruption".

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1. How to Properly Accept Bribes

This is a short extract from a satirical book published in 1837, from which we learn: what sorts of bribes there are; why it is better to take a bribe during lunch; why gaudy is better than a bullfinch; the language in which one should speak of bribes; and how to avoid punishment for receiving bribes.

Tags: history, corruption, business, bribes
By Yulia Bogatko
2. Clowns, corruption, and overdue library books

A group of humanitarian clowns is set to conquer sadness in Russia. Whether they can also combat corruption, questionable legal cases, and adorable baby foxes is another matter.

Tags: Russia, corruption, bribery, embezzlement, foxes
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. Corruption, Kalashnikovs, and cultured meats

Performance art turned into meaty meals and politicians turned criminals or corpses. Oh, and Vladimir Putin gets arrested. 

Tags: russia, putin, united russia, corruption, kamirov, uzbekistan, kalashnikov
By Alice E.M. Underwood
4. Fake elections, real Cossacks, and how to do yoga in prison

Why some Russians would rather vote for a fictional candidate, the importance of a Cossack education, and some artsy graffiti along the way. 

Tags: elections, parliament, corruption, cossacks, graffiti, yoga, olympics
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. That's not cheese. It's a cyborg.

A joke-telling Pushkin robot, an unimpressed Putin, and cheese that's as virtual a reality as Pokémon. 

Tags: pushkin, putin, pokemon, russia, olympics, corruption, dairy
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. A kick in the face of public taste

This week in Russia saw a whole lot of beatdowns: on international corruption, candy stores, and even Buddha. 

Tags: putin, chocolate, corruption, politics, twerf
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. What the Panama Papers Mean for Russia: The Basics

The Panama Papers shocked the world this week with tales of corruption among the cream of the world's political crop. Here's what the allegations mean for Russian politics, economics, and society.

Tags: panama papers, politics, economy, corruption, putin, offshore
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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