Russia signed the UN Convention against Corruption on December 9, 2003, and Anticorruption Laws Legalink 2013 ratified it on May 9, 2006.1 Russia also joined the OECD Convention in 20122 and on May 4, 2011, amended its anti-bribery legislation to comply with the OECD Convention.3 Before the adoption of this law, however, Russia had other laws in place to combat corruption.