Corruption in Russia: Bribe-Taking in Russian Regions in 2004-2012

Version 1.0, published: Nov. 13, 2020

Open Access

Nikita Zakharov

Main category: Corruption
Curated by: Eduard Klein
Nikita Zakharov (2020): Corruption in Russia: Bribe-Taking in Russian Regions in 2004-2012, v. 1.0, Discuss Data, <doi:10.48320/3D9F5ED2-805A-469C-800B-2C7AD4453A8A>.


This dataset presents the annual regional statistics of bribe-taking cases in Russia during 2004-2012 as registered by the law-enforcement authorities (Article 290 of the Russian Criminal Code). The data were provided by the Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation. The documentation includes a summary, a description of the data collection process, and a brief discussion on the applicability of data.




Corruption Bribery Russian Regions Criminology Law Enforcement Political Economy Official Statistics

Language of data

English Russian



Methods of data collection

Official Statistics

Methods of data analysis

Statistical Analysis