Communist corruption clean-up Russian party backs UN convention

Thursday 21st March, 2013

UN The Russian Communist Party has collected 115,000 signatures in support of ratifying the 20th article of the UN Convention Against Corruption, which introduces responsibility for illicit enrichment. The initiative was suggested by a group of students in January, KPRF head Gennady Zyuganov told the press. He added that his party totally supported the young people and decided to bring the signatures to the lower house and back it with a corresponding bill.In 2006, Russia ratified the UN anti-corruption convention, but excluded article 20 from it, which relates to the illicit enrichment…

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