As a developed country, Russia scored the lowest ranking making it more corrupt than Nigeria and Iran. So just how corrupt is Russia?
Corruption Perceptions Index 2014: Results
“Poorly equipped schools, counterfeit medicine and elections decided by money are just some of the consequences of public sector corruption.”
Brief history of corruption in Imperial Russia
“Since medieval times, corruption in Russia has been rooted in the essence of the governing system-not, however, an incurable disease.”
Corruption in Russia as a Business
“Transparency International has ranked Russia 133rd in its recently-published 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index.”
15 years of Vladimir Putin: 15 ways he has changed Russia and the world
“Days before he was elected to the Russian presidency in 2000, Vladimir Putin told the BBC that Russia was “part of European culture” and that he “would not rule out” the possibility of it joining Nato.”
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