Inflation in 2011 didn’t just hit food prices but the price of corruption too. Official data shows the average cost of a bribe more than tripled last year.
The Economic Security Department reported the average bribe was 236,000 roubles ($7,800), a massive jump from the 2010 figure of 61,000 roubles ($2,000).
But fighting corruption is also on the rise. The number of financial crimes solved has increased by two and half times.
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