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on December 1, 2014 in World News

Corruption rethink: Putin bill features more targeted approach to penalties

Corruption rethink: Putin bill features more targeted approach to penalties Russian President Vladimir Putin has drafted a new anti-corruption bill, proposing correctional labor be used as punishment and a decrease in the amount of fines for minor offences. The new motion aims to perfect the national anti-corruption legislation, reads the explanatory note published on the Kremlin website along with the draft. Currently there is little disincentive for offenders to commit more serious crimes, since the punishment available law is the same as for lesser ones. The note also claims that the current practice of variable fines, according to the amount… View Article

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