The head of the presidential administration Anton Vaino held a meeting of the Presidium of the Council for countering corruption. During it the head of Ministry of internal Affairs Vladimir Korolev called the most corrupt spheres, among them were construction, health care and culture, said the press service of the Kremlin.
According to Kolokoltseva, “most prone to criminal infringements of the procurement of goods, works, services for state and municipal needs, construction (including housing), as well as maintenance of roads, health, education, science and culture”.
At the meeting the Minister spoke about the work of the internal Affairs agencies to combat the misappropriation and embezzlement of funds from the budget. In addition, participants discussed ways of improving the system of prevention of corruption. Special attention to the members of the Council paid compensation.
In April of this year the President of Russia Vladimir Putin approved the national anti-corruption plan for 2016-2017. The first such plan was adopted during the presidency of Dmitry Medvedev in 2008. Then, during its execution, officials were obliged to report the income.
At the beginning of the year, Putin demanded strict action on the “seizure and forfeiture to the state of” property of corrupt officials, and also instructed”to stop attempts of bribing” Russian officials” who “are taken on the territory of foreign States”.
In late January, the international movement for anti-corruption Transparency International has published an annual ranking of the corruption perception Index. Russia took the 119-th place, once in the group of countries with the highest level of corruption. However, this was the best result over the past four years. Next in ranking were States such as it appeared next to Guyana, Azerbaijan, and Sierra Leone.