16 Jun 2011

Medvedev Increases Fines for Bribery

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a law that increases the fine for giving or accepting bribes up to 100 times the bribe, with a maximum of 500 million rubles ($18.3 million).

The news comes from the Rossiyskaya Gazeta. For the original article, including a brief summary of a week’s worth of news from Russia, please click here.

Please note that the photo of President Medvedev comes from the Daily Mail.