Russia ranks 143 in Transparency International 2011 corruption index

Despite Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s efforts to fight corruption, its level in Russia remains extremely high, with the country ranking 143rd out of 182 countries in Transparency International’s 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index published on Thursday. Russia’s ranking indicates an improvement on its 154th place in the Berlin-based anti-corruption watchdog’s 2010 list. But despite this, the […]