Transparancy International has come out with a new study of corruption, surveying thirty major countries concernign the prevalence of bribery in commerical transactions. Russia is ranked 28th out of 30 countries; only India and China rely more heavily on bribes to facilitiate commerce. According to the data, Russia accounts for only 2.4% of global exports despite being one of the top two oil producers in the world. Tiny Netherlands, with no oil, accounts for 3.4% of global exports. Turkey, Mexico and Malaysia all have significantly higher scores for avoiding bribery corruption than Russia. Remember the inane drivel of Professor Malawer, claiming that corruption in Russia is no different than that of many other nations?