BRIBERY WIDESPREAD AMONG HIGHWAY POLICE.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 80
In order to seehow much corruption there now is among traffic police, new InteriorMinister Anatoly Kulikov send a truck loaded with vodka across450 miles of roads in southern Russia, Moscow media reported August22. The truck was stopped at 24 checkpoints; at 22, the policeasked for bribes to allow the truck to proceed. "It is verybitter," the minister said; "but that is the way thingsare today." Meanwhile, Kulikov named two new deputies andsaid his ministry’s leadership would meet with Yeltsin August25.
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