“If there is a transparent process activity, put in a figure, and with market access to this information, and when every decision of any official can be analyzed by the expert community, and the assessment of this decision is laid out, corruption will begin to disappear as a phenomenon,” said Gref.

According to him, he sees no other way to fight corruption, except for digitalization.

Earlier, the official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia, Alexander Kurennoy, said on the Internet channel of the agency Aether that the number of crimes stipulated in article 291 of the Criminal Code (“Giving a bribe”) increased by 11% over the year.

According to him, the number of corruption crimes "amounted to almost 29 thousand."

He noted that "the number of such crimes compared to the same period last year increased by 2.3%."