Fighting Corruption in Russia: Its Characteristics and Purpose

  title={Fighting Corruption in Russia: Its Characteristics and Purpose},
  author={Leanid Kazyrytski},
  journal={Social \& Legal Studies},
  pages={421 - 443}
This article examines possible reasons for the inefficiency of criminal policy in the fight against corruption in modern Russia and presents a critical analysis of the role of the supreme state authorities responsible for the development and implementation of criminal laws. It is noted that corruption is functional for the stable development of the Russian authoritarian system, which is based on relations of patrimonial capitalism. The real purpose of campaigns against corruption is emphasized… Expand
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