Tag: Yevgeniya Vasilyeva

Disgraced Russian Defense Minister Seeks Forgiveness

November 1, 2013

Former Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov’s fall from grace is a thread that has unraveled a culture of corruption inside the Russian government. The case also led to the imprisonment, death, and postmortem conviction of Sergei Magnitsky, a case that has set off significant international complications. It began when Serdyukov cheated on his wife with Yevegeniya […]

Growing Corruption In the Russian Military

July 15, 2013

The Russian State-Media outlet RIA Novosti has published an alarming headline on the state of corruption inside the Russian military: The financial cost of corruption uncovered in the Russian Armed Forces this year has soared 450 percent from last year to over 4.4 billion rubles ($130 million), the Prosecutor General’s Office reported on Thursday. “The […]