Russian officials told to stop using phrases linked to corruption

The Guardian
Thursday 7th March, 2013

Russia . Now, the Kremlin is seeking to ban officials from using certain examples of apparently corruption-inducing language in its bid to overcome the endless scourge.”Thank you doesn’t butter my bread,” “What are we going to do?” and “The question is difficult to solve, but possible” are among those terms that the ministry of labour and social security has recommended banning in a new document published this week.Other terms include: “You need a weightier argument,” and the ubiquitous “dogovorimsya”, which translates roughly as: “We’ll sort it out.”The document also advises officials to avoi…

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