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Russian bribes culture hits international business

Russian authorities have pledged to tackle the growing issue of corruption in the country, as it starts to affect international investment.

Some foreign companies are facing prosecution under anti-corruption laws at home because of the extent of the problem, and many are considering pulling out of Russia.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Moscow.

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