Now available on the site of the Institute for Security & Development Policy in pdf format:
Russia’s Police Reform – Medvedev’s Test?
ISDP POLICY BRIEF, No. 41, November 04, 2010.
President Dimitry Medvedev has made police reform in Russia one of his largest and most important reform projects. The police reform could be seen as a part of the larger anti-corruption program that he launched in 2008. These reforms are long overdue and badly needed; the Russian police force is one of the most notoriously corrupt state bodies in Russia.