Russian officials have set an absolute record for corruption


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In Russia have become 70 times more to remove corrupt officials assets compared to the previous year. The amount of assets managed to put an absolute record, it writes RIA Novosti with reference to the words of the Prosecutor General of Russia Igor Krasnov.

He noted that by results of control over expenses of officials in 2019, failed to recover a record 20 billion rubles in favor of the state (compared to 311 million rubles in 2018). According to Krasnov, the practice of seizure of corrupt assets and sending them to the budget was “highly appreciated at the UN”.

The attorney General also noted that for the second consecutive year, a growing number of revealed corruption crimes. In addition, he said that still relevant problem of pressure on business from law enforcement agencies. Every 20th case against the businessmen was instituted illegally.

The head of the Supervisory authority also drew attention to the fact that some employers have used the self-isolation as a reason for layoffs and unpaid wages. According to Krasnov, the Prosecutor’s office will monitor all cases of such violations.

Russian businessmen are acutely aware of the problem of pressure on business, they were more likely to admit it in fear of the security forces, it follows from the may survey, the Federal guard service (FSO). Distrust of security forces made up 70.3 percent, compared to 45 percent in 2017.

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