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With regard to Russia and joined the Convention two years ago, Colombia requirements are reduced, however, both countries put in twenty offenders who do not take sufficient measures to prosecute bribery of foreign officials. Also in this category were Belgium, Brazil, Spain, Mexico, Poland and Japan.
The organizations note in the Russian legislation, both positive and negative changes: for example, were reduced penalties for giving and receiving bribes against the general policy of the OECD countries to fight corruption, but was corrected strategy to combat corruption, including in terms of the fight against bribery of foreign officials. "There is such a situation that we have in terms of the amendment procedure provided for in the Administrative Code and the Criminal Code for the prosecution of corruption abroad, but lack the will or desire to conduct such an investigation," - said RBC lawyer Transparency International - Russia Denis Primakov .
Transparency also noted that the Ministry of Labour has prepared a draft law on the promotion and protection of money the applicant of corruption, but it has not been submitted to the Duma.
A total of 41 countries have ratified the Convention, only four - Britain, Germany, the USA and Switzerland - to fully comply with the requirements. There for the past three years have been completed and 215 are still under investigation on 59 cases of bribery of foreign public officials.
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