Corruption

Corruption is a form of dishonesty or criminal offense undertaken by a person or organization entrusted with a position of authority, to acquire illicit benefit or abuse power for one's private gain. Corruption may include many activities including bribery and embezzlement, though it may also involve practices that are legal in many countries. Political corruption occurs when an office-holder or other governmental employee acts in an official capacity for personal gain. Corruption is most commonplace in kleptocracies, oligarchies, narco-states and mafia states.Corruption and crime are endemic sociological occurrences which appear with regular frequency in virtually all countries on a global …

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5 May 2022 English

Notes of interest with links to documents in Cold War Eastern Europe. Links to photos, maps and compelling stories.

44-48 Textual Examples of criminality and petty corruption in local government in the Soviet countryside


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

proposition), the toleration of an extensive system of corruption and 'favours', and a lethargic workforce, have


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning political relations between Albania and the United Kingdom. The documents cover discussions on the possible resumption of relations between the British and Albanian …

been a direct attack on and rejection of the corruption end indolence that were a legacy of Turkish


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

thought, showed a real determina- tion to attack corruption and inefficiency, and with luck this attitude I might be charged with co-ordinating anti-corruption programmes. ( Chapin (Canada) I added that


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Russian

A file containing documents relating to Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union. Subjects covered in the file include a decline in the rate of Jewish emigration from 1979 onwards, demonstrated …

head of OVIR, Zotov, was apparently sacked for corruption in late January, The news leaked out in February could of course be related to investigations of corruption in OVIR itself. It was ]nown that Zotov had unsure of the name) had also been sacked "for corruption". I /6' I COOE lit-77 $' I Reference than a simple halt in proceedings while the OVIR corruption ca:. is investigated. > f 2. UPI journalists


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

for shortcomings /and corruption, CONFIDENTIAL CONFIDENTIAL I and corruption, the same criticms could


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

There is public recognition of widespread corruption. There is cynical disillusion among the young society. There is public recognition of widespread corruption. There is cynical disillusion among the young


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

dont tout le monde reconnaît aujourd'hui la corruption et les erreurs, il a exercé, sans violence 4


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

application. 5. Such reports often refer to corruption among officials responsible for processing emigration Acquaintances who emigrated subsequently stated that corruption was now so widespread that it was impossible


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

people. Other subjects discussed in the file include the "second economy" of theft, bribery, and corruption; price rises for fuel, postal services, and telecommunications; Romanian efforts to reschedule


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