Russia to adopt special federal anti-corruption law


Russia is set to adopt a new anti-corruption federal law, Russian Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov said Friday.

The announcement follows a decree revising the structure of federal executive bodies. The decree was signed by President Putin on September 25 as part of a highly-publicized campaign against corruption. In his brief speech to lawmakers on September 14, Zubkov pledged his commitment to policies pursued by President Putin, highlighting the war on corruption as one of his top priorities. According to the decree, the Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring), a former subdivision of the Finance Ministry, will now answer to the Russian government. The state-run agency is aimed at countering money-laundering and the financing of terrorism. Rosfinmonitoring was established in November, 2001, and was headed for the first six years of its existence by Viktor Zubkov, Russia’s newly elected prime minister. The latest restructuring means that PM Zubkov will be again head of the committee he so recently left. (


Google's Most Searched Terms in Hungary 2022 Analysis

Google's Most Searched Terms in Hungary 2022

MPs Approve Tax Changes Parliament

MPs Approve Tax Changes

4iG, Rheinmetall Establish IT JV Deals

4iG, Rheinmetall Establish IT JV

24th FIABCI Hungarian Prix d’Excellence Held Awards

24th FIABCI Hungarian Prix d’Excellence Held


Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.