CFRIES

Centre Franco-Russe d’Intelligence Economique et Stratégique

09 novembre 2006

Russian Companies Spend 7 Percent of their Profits on Bribes

Over 39 million corruption deals were struck in Russia in 2005, which means 7 percent of companies’ turnover are corruption profits, according to an anti-corruption report of the INDEM foundation. Chances of a bribe taker to be prosecuted in Russia are 0.0013 percent. Statistics of the report are close to the evaluation of the situation by international organizations. INDEM’s president Georgy Satarov presented a new report on corruption in Russian on Monday. “Business and Corruption. Problems of Countering 2006” is the second... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2006

CBR Ready to Disclose Secrets

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) suggested disclosing bank secrets to enforcement bodies. Probably in fear of extended authority, the prosecutors and Interior Ministry didn’t support the proposal. At the yesterday’s sitting of the Federation Council’s Interregional Bank Board, Sergey Golubev, chief of the legal department of CBR, voiced some proposals of his bank aimed at improving interaction with enforcement bodies when fighting crimes in the banks. The most radical idea is to give access to bank secrets to enforcement bodies... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2006

The President Comes Flying to the GRU

Russian President Vladimir Putin landed on the roof of the new headquarters of the Main Intelligence Department of the General Staff of the Russian Army (Russian abbreviation GRU) yesterday. Kommersant special correspondent Andrey Kolesnikov has the details. The bright, spacious building of concrete and glass is apparently what Russian military intelligence has been lacking all these years to look good at home and abroad. Otherwise, supreme commander Putin would not have signed the order three and a half years ago to build the new... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2006

La note Tracfin sur Arcady Gaydamak

Le 26.10.06 Après avoir alimenté la chronique des affaires commerciales et des affaires judiciaires, le financier Arcady Gaydamak est depuis peu sollicité pour embrasser une carrière politique en Israël. Le 15 octobre dernier, le quotidien hébreu Yedi’ot Aharonot révélait que le président du parti d’extrême droite de la diaspora russe , Avigdor Lieberman, l'avait vivement encouragé à se présenter à la Knesset... Selon l’autre grand quotidien hébreu, Ma’ariv, dans son édition du 30 septembre, le président du Likud en personne,... [Lire la suite]
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