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The national plan of counteraction of corruption for 2018 – 2020, approved by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation in 2018, provides for awareness-raising and educational activities aimed at forming anti-corruption behavior of employees, promotion in society anti-corruption standards and the development of social justice.

In this regard, EMERCOM of Russia jointly with the General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation 26 December 2019 held a seminar on topical issues of application of the legislation of the Russian Federation on combating corruption.

The event was chaired by the state Secretary, Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for civil defense, emergencies and elimination of consequences of natural disasters A. Serko and head of Department for supervision over execution of legislation on combating corruption of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Alexander Rusetsky.

In the workshop with the employees of EMERCOM of Russia in addition to representatives of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation took part officials of the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of labour and social protection of the Russian Federation.

In his speech Alexander Rusetsky noted that the main task of the prosecution lies in the prevention of corruption, its prevention and timely detection with the help of the built system of verification of information about income and compliance by employees of their duties, prohibitions and restrictions.

In a rapidly evolving anti-corruption legislation, the work of the state bodies on prevention of corruption offenses becomes more important and significant from a practical point of view.

However, the inadequate organization of the work of such units, lack of preventive measures are often the cause of the Commission by officials of corruption offenses and crimes, but also entail loss of reputation for an authority. In this case, the task of the Prosecutor’s office and law enforcement is already bringing corrupt officials to justice and reparation.

Prosecutors conducted a large-scale and systematic work on revealing and prevention of corruption offences. Only in the last 3 years and 9 months, the prosecutors identified more than 990 thousand violations of anti-corruption legislation. With the aim of their elimination has a wide range of measures of public Prosecutor’s reaction. Brought to administrative responsibility more than 29 thousand persons to a disciplinary, almost 257 thousand. For gross violations of the law by 3.8 thousand employees lost their powers in connection with loss of trust. They are included in the appropriate register, which is published on the Internet website of the Government of the Russian Federation.

Representatives of the Department for supervision over execution of legislation on combating corruption General Prosecutor’s office of Russia has discussed with employees of EMERCOM of Russia the topical issues of application of the legislation of the Russian Federation on combating corruption and shared the practice of prosecutorial supervision, including typical violations identified by prosecutors in the activities of state bodies.

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