Small Bribe Cases in Russia in 2012

The court system in Russia handled about 1,000 cases concerning small payments of bribes. The amount in these cases were lower than $330 (10,000 Russian Rubles).

According to the Supreme Court Chairman, 60 percent of the 1,300 offenders took less that $164 (5,000 Rubles), with 21 percent taking between $164 to $330 (5,000 to 10,000 Rubles).

22 percent of small bribe cases in Russia involved teachers and doctors in 2012.

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Source:  “Only 250 Russians charged with major bribery in 2012,” RAPSI, February 25, 2013.