Russia

Russian Supreme Court Lays Out New Rules on Bribery

Free prostitutes considered a bribe, gifts under $100 not; individuals must warn police about extortion before paying cops a bribe if they want to ever get their money back

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It's a thorny question that has plagued governments for years: What exactly constitutes a bribe?

It is particularly relevant in Russia, where corruption is so rampant that even well-meaning business people must grease the wheels in such a way that their counterparts in the West would scoff at.