Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika said that the number of registered in Russia of the crimes of corruption for the six months decreased by almost 14%, RIA “Novosti”.
“In the first half of 2017 identified 18,4 thousand corruption crimes”, – he said.
According to Chaika, this is 13.9% less than in January-June of 2016.
“Objective reasons for these numbers there, and in some regions catch only small bribes. You need to redirect the activity to identify the more significant violations,” – said the Prosecutor General.
Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin stated that it is impossible to speculate on the problem of corruption in the country.