High-Profile Cases

Russia’s corruption is both the cause and the consequence of an ineffective political and state administration system. It not only makes modernization impossible; it also threatens the country’s very survival. A distinction needs to be made between the struggle against corruption itself and targeting corruption as a form of competition between groups within the elite. The latter never ceases within a corrupt system, but the former can succeed only with the help of outside forces—the Russian public as well as the international community.

    • March 05, 2012
    • WAMU's Diane Rehm Show
    Lilia Shevtsova
    Russian Presidential Election Results
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    • March 04, 2012
    • Sky News
    Maria Lipman
    Russia Elections
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    • December 05, 2011
    • Al Jazeera's Inside Story
    Maria Lipman
    Russia's Winds of Change
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