Moscow, January 26, 2016, 17:17 – REGNUM
In the Kremlin today, January 26, a meeting of the Anti-Corruption Council. This was reported by the Kremlin press service.The meeting was opened by the President of the Council of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. He outlined a number of important tasks in the fight against bribery.
Opening the meeting, Putin said that has developed in Russia over the last few years anti-corruption legislation and practice meet international standards.
One of the priorities is still Enforcement is in the area of anti-corruption. It follows that it is necessary to improve the operation of structures controlling the spending of budget funds. An important task is to identify the early stages of self-interest of those who are in bad faith disposed of budgetary funds, as well as the opening of the facts of using straw or affiliated organizations and conflict of interest.
In general, Putin stressed that the fight against domestic corruption – a task complicated, “maybe even elusive.” “Once again, I stress, the responsibility for reducing corruption in the territories are heads of subjects of the federation – the president added.
Particular attention Putin paid anti-corruption mechanisms seizure and forfeiture to the State property acquired for illegal or dubious money. The President made it clear that the damage from the actions of corrupt officials should be reimbursed in full. It should recover assets derived illegally and unlawfully in other jurisdictions based on international law.
The president cited statistics which show that in 2015 from 15.5 billion rubles to be recovered in cases of corruption, managed to return only 588 million rubles. “Agree, it is quite a modest amount,” – said the Russian leader.
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