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Saturday, December 25, 2010

Russian president signed anti-corruption bill into law

On December 25, 2008, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed anti-corruption legislation passed by the Russian parliament earlier that month. Medvedev pushed anti-corruption reforms after taking office in May of that year. The new law imposed income reporting requirements on persons holding public office, restricted gifts and made a variety of amendments to existing anti-corruption legislation.


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Learn more about efforts against corruption from the JURIST news archive.




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