Russian Military Corruption

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In 2013, the effects of corruption in the Russian military was reported to be $130 Million (4.4 Billion Russian Rubles), according to the Prosecutors General’s Office. The costs of corruption was 450 percent higher than the year before.

Every fifth crime that takes place within the armed forces of Russia and is investigated by officials is a corruption case.

The number of fraud cases also increased by 50 percent in 2013.

Source:  “Corruption Up 450% in a Year in Russian Military – Prosecutors,” RIA Novosti, July 11, 2013.

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