Bribery and corruption

Russia - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


‌‌Deposit of instrument of ratification/acceptance: 17 April 2012
Entry into force of the Convention: 17 February 2012
Entry into force of implementing legislation: 25 May 2011

Implementation and enforcement

This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Russia.


Monitoring reports

2018 Additional follow-up to Phase 2 report 

2018 Additional follow-up to Phase 2 report

2016 Follow-up to Phase 2 report

2013 Phase 2 report

2012 Phase 1 report



The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.

Full text and related documents


Monitoring and evaluation

Monitoring of implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention takes places in successive phases through a rigorous peer-review monitoring system. 

Description of each phase of evaluation


Signatory countries

Reports relating to all signatory countries are published following peer review examinations conducted by the OECD Working Group on Bribery

Country reports


Data on enforcement

The enforcement data includes the number of criminal, administrative and civil cases of foreign bribery that have resulted in a final disposition, such as a criminal conviction or acquittal, or similar findings under an administrative or civil procedure.

Data on enforcement

OECD Foreign Bribery Report


Russia signs the Convention

17/02/2012 - Russia today took a major step toward upholding international anti-bribery standards by depositing its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention at a ceremony at the OECD in Paris.

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría received Russia’s instrument of accession from First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Denisov and First Deputy Minister of Justice Fedorov.

Russia became the 39th Party to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention on 17 April 2012, 60 days after the ceremony.

 Russia joins OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

   Russia signs OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, on Flickr


25/05/2011 - On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting, the OECD invited the Russian Federation to join the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery and to accede to the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention. Secretary-General Angel Gurría signed an exchange of letters with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrey Denisov, and Russia’s Minister for Economic Development, Elvira Nabiullina, at a ceremony with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting.

 OECD invites Russia to join Anti-Bribery Convention

 Remarks by Hillary Rodham Clinton 


Andrey Denisov, First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, explains what the OECD's Anti-Bribery Convention means for Russia | also available in Russian

Andrey Denisov, First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, discusses anti-corruption and Russia's accession to the OECD 


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