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MOSCOW, March 23. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin urged prosecution bodies on Wednesday to seek financial liability of officials caught in corruption.
Putin made this statement at a board meeting of the Prosecutor General’s Office.
"It is necessary to seek corrupt officials’ property liability," Putin said.
In this regard, special attention should be paid to the defense sector, the Russian president said.
"Your task is to expose so-called grey schemes of budget funds diverting, and also the facts of the purchase of equipment for the upgrade of enterprises at overstated prices," Putin said.
The Prosecutor General’s Office should also build up inter-departmental interaction with the Defense Ministry, the Federal Service for Financial Monitoring and other structures, the Russian president said.
"Intolerance to any manifestations of corruption should become a standard," Putin said, addressing prosecutors.
The Prosecutor General’s Office should immediately respond to all the reports about failure by prosecutors themselves to comply with anti-corruption standards and thoroughly check these facts, the Russian president said.
Putin also said he was confident that the experience of Russian prosecutors would continue contributing to the solution of the tasks they are assigned.