E-government to business (G2B) such as e-procurement, e-tax filing and e-sourcing are often cited as being useful to reduce interface between companies and government officials and thus the scope for discretionary decisions, thereby diminishing the opportunities for bribery.
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Since the start of the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has called on NATO countries to increase defense spending. Poland has announced plans to accelerate a major military modernization program. And Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and the Czech Republic have all promised to increase their defense spending.
A Russian journalist who reported on the tax fraud uncovered by murdered lawyer Sergei Magnitsky has been awarded the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award.
Moldova has opened a criminal money-laundering probe connected to the alleged $230 million theft exposed by murdered Russian anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.