THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Corruption proceedings of modern Russian political elite

2013. 2, pp. 221-228

Serapina Anna Anatolevna  - Ph.D. (Political Science), the legal adviser, Privolzhsky railway Open Society branch Russian Railways, 5 A Svetlaya st., Astrakhan region, Novonachalovsky village, 416456, Russia,,

The given article analyses the last corruption scandals which have mentioned the higher echelons of the Russian power. The author gives an estimation of the tendencies which have developed in political practice having the major value for the development of the Russian state and society. Corruption in Russia became that "determinative" which threatens to become an absolute obstacle in its way to civilized developments.

Key words: corruption,anticorruption policy,power,civil society,officials