A report on Corruption in Russia

Perceived as a significant problem in Russia, impacting various aspects of life, including the economy, business, public administration, law enforcement, healthcare, and education.

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Putin in 2021

Vladimir Putin

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Russian politician and former intelligence officer who has been serving as the president of Russia since 2012, and previously between 2000 and 2008.

Russian politician and former intelligence officer who has been serving as the president of Russia since 2012, and previously between 2000 and 2008.

Putin in 2021
Five-year-old Vladimir Putin with his mother, Maria, in July 1958
Putin in the KGB, c. undefined 1980
Putin's Stasi "Ausweis" (identification card). He was assigned as a KGB agent in Dresden, as a mid-level liaison to the "Stasi" (East German intelligence agency) in 1985. He held a job as a translator as a "cover" for his KGB work.
Putin, Lyudmila Narusova and Ksenia Sobchak at the funeral of Putin's former mentor Anatoly Sobchak, Mayor of Saint Petersburg (1991–1996)
Putin as FSB director, 1998
Putin with President Boris Yeltsin on 31 December 1999, when Yeltsin announced his resignation
Vladimir Putin as acting president on 31 December 1999
Putin taking the presidential oath beside Boris Yeltsin, May 2000
Putin with Tom Brokaw before an interview on 2 June 2000
Putin with Junichiro Koizumi, Jacques Chirac, Gerhard Schröder, George W. Bush and other state leaders in Moscow during the Victory Day parade, 9 May 2005.
Putin, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush and Lyudmila Putina at the state funeral of Boris Yeltsin in Moscow, April 2007
Putin with Dmitry Medvedev, March 2008
Nikolai Patrushev is believed to be one of the closest advisors to Putin
Putin at a bilateral meeting with U.S. president Barack Obama during the G8 summit in Ireland, 17 June 2013
Putin in talks with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president François Hollande, 17 October 2014
Putin meets with U.S. president Barack Obama in New York City to discuss Syria and ISIL, 29 September 2015
Putin and the newly appointed Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin meeting with members of Mishustin's Cabinet, 21 January 2020
Putin (dressed in the yellow hazmat suit) visits coronavirus patients at a Moscow hospital, 24 March 2020
Putin's first deputy chief of staff Sergey Kiriyenko (left) is in charge of Russia's domestic politics.
Putin holds a video call with U.S. president Joe Biden on 7 December 2021
Putin visited China and met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on 4 February 2022. China had allegedly requested that Russia delay the invasion until after the completion of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Putin in Moscow just hours after Russia's invasion of Ukraine began.
Protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine in Nice, France, 27 February 2022
Putin hosted a meeting of the Russian-led military alliance, the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), in Moscow, Russia, 16 May 2022
In May 2000, Putin introduced seven federal districts for administrative purposes. In January 2010, the 8th North Caucasus Federal District (shown here in purple) was split from the Southern Federal District. In March 2014, the new 9th Crimean Federal District was formed after the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. In July 2016, it was incorporated into the Southern Federal District.
Russian GDP since the end of the Soviet Union (beyond 2014 are forecasts)
Putin with religious leaders of Russia, February 2001
Putin with Russia's long-serving minister of defense, Army General Sergey Shoygu, in the Eastern Military District, 2013
Russian opposition protest in Moscow, 26 February 2017
Putin attends the Orthodox Christmas service in the village Turginovo in Kalininsky District, Tver Oblast, 7 January 2016
Putin's visit to the United States, November 2001
Putin with Indian prime minister Modi in New Delhi
Putin with Xi Jinping during a state visit to Moscow, May 2015
Putin and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, President of Turkmenistan, in October 2017
Ukrainian president Zelenskyy, German chancellor Merkel, French president Macron and Putin met in Paris on 9 December 2019 in the "Normandy Format" aimed at ending the War in Donbass.
Putin with Pope John Paul II and Holy See's Secretary of State Angelo Sodano on 5 June 2000.
Putin with Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and U.S. president George W. Bush at the NATO-Russia Council meeting in Rome on 28 May 2002.
Putin with U.S. president Donald Trump at the summit meeting in Helsinki, Finland, 16 July 2018
Putin held a meeting in Sochi with German chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline in May 2018
According to Putin, he and Russia have a particularly good relationship to neighboring country Finland. Picture of Putin handshaking with Sauli Niinistö, the president of Finland, in August 2019.
Putin and his wife Lyudmila meeting with Queen Elizabeth II, her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and Prime Minister Tony Blair in 2005
Putin and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on 22 May 2015
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and Putin in Moscow, on 16 February 2022, few days before the war in Ukraine. The meeting was urgently scheduled by Putin to discuss and detail important points about the two countries and the world. Brazil and Russia are members of BRICS
Putin with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, September 2018
Putin opens the Wall of Grief, a monument to victims of Stalinist repression, October 2017
Vladimir Putin's public approval 1999–2020 (Levada, 2020)
The Levada Center survey showed that 58% of surveyed Russians supported the 2017 Russian protests against high-level corruption.
Putin driving a Formula One car, 2010 ([[:File:Vladimir Putin driving a Formula 1.ogv|video]])
Putin and Lyudmila Putina at their wedding, 28 July 1983
Putin's close associate Arkady Rotenberg is mentioned in the Panama Papers, pictured 2018
Putin receives Barack Obama at his residence in Novo-Ogaryovo, 2009
Putin and wife Lyudmila in New York at a service for victims of the 11 September attacks, 16 November 2001
Normandy Format talks in October 2016 where Lavrov is the right-hand man of Putin while to his left is Vladislav Surkov; Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Angela Merkel and Petro Poroshenko are identifiable participants to this round table of twelve
Putin and Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro at the virtual 14th BRICS Summit on 23 June 2022. Brazil and Russia are members of BRICS.
Putin with the chairman of the African Union and Senegalese President Macky Sall in Sochi, Russia, 3 June 2022
In March 2022, Putin was removed from all positions in the International Judo Federation (IJF)

Putin's rule has been characterised by endemic corruption, the jailing and repression of political opponents, the intimidation and suppression of independent media in Russia, human rights violations, and a lack of free and fair elections.

Navalny in 2017

Alexei Navalny

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Navalny has more than six million YouTube subscribers; through his social media channels, he and his team have published material about corruption in Russia, organised political demonstrations and promoted his campaigns.

Navalny has more than six million YouTube subscribers; through his social media channels, he and his team have published material about corruption in Russia, organised political demonstrations and promoted his campaigns.

Navalny in 2017
Navalny in 2006
Navalny at the courthouse, 6 December 2011
Navalny at Moscow rally, 10 March 2012
Navalny's election campaign in 2013
Percentages of Muscovites who voted for Navalny during the election
Navalny's meeting at Bolotnaya Square in Moscow, 9 September 2013
Protesters marching along Moscow's Tverskaya Street, 26 March 2017
Roman Rubanov, Navalny and Ivan Zhdanov at a meeting of the Central Election Commission
Rally for right to vote in Moscow (10 August 2019)
The Levada Center survey showed that 58% of surveyed Russians supported the 2017 Russian protests against government corruption.
Navalny in court as part of the Kirovles trial
"Enough of fake cases". The protest against the verdict in Moscow, 18 July 2013
Navalny, his wife Yulia and Russian opposition politician Ilya Yashin, 12 June 2013
Rally concert in support of Navalny, 6 September 2013
A poster that won the Navalny contest entitled United Russia, a "party of crooks and thieves"
Scenic viewpoint of Alexei Navalny in Prague, 2021
Navalny and his wife Yulia

lawyer, and anti-corruption activist. He has organised anti-government demonstrations and run for office to advocate reforms against corruption in Russia, and against president Vladimir Putin and his government, who avoids referring directly to Navalny by name. *