Average bribe paid in Russia

The Interior Ministry in Russia announced that the average bribe paid in the country was $1,450 (44,000 rubles) in 2010.

In 2009, the average bribe paid was $750 (23,000 rubles).

In total, an estimated $300 Billion is spent on bribes in Russia each year.

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Source: Fred Weir, “In Russia, the price of bribes rise as its corruption rating slides,” Christian Science Monitor, October 27, 2010.