Russian Railways adopts new anti-corruption plan for 2018-2020
Russian Railways has developed a new anti-corruption plan for 2018-2020 in accordance
with the provisions of the National Anti-Corruption Plan for 2018-2020 and the Company’s
normative documents which regulate its activities with regard to preventing and combating
The Company’s main task is to create an atmosphere of zero tolerance towards
corruption among its staff and employees, with the emphasis on improving anti-corruption
legal awareness and education.
The plan therefore includes measures aimed at preventing and combating corruption
in the Company’s procurement, identifying the causes and circumstances of corruption,
resolving conflicts of interest, improving the effectiveness of awareness and educational
campaigns about activities that contribute to the formation of anti-corruption behaviour
and the development of an anti-corruption legal awareness.
In addition, it is planned to conduct annual anonymous sociological surveys and
studies to evaluate the anti-corruption policy conducted by OJSC Russian Railways.
The findings from these surveys and studies will provide an effective feedback system.
Specialised commissions are also being set up to resolve conflicts of interest,
while effective cooperation is taking place with the law enforcement agencies and
prosecution service. Criminal and administrative cases of corruption offenses are
The plan also includes measures for the Company’s subsidiaries to develop
and adopt their own plans to counter corruption.