Bribery is the act of giving or receiving something of value in exchange for some kind of influence or action in return, that the recipient would otherwise not alter.
Channel One (p, literally First Channel) is the first television channel to broadcast in the Russian Federation.
Corruption is a form of dishonesty undertaken by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit.
Gazeta.ru (газета.ru) is a Russian news site based in Moscow and owned by Rambler&Co.
A penal colony is a settlement used to exile prisoners and separate them from the general population by placing them in a remote location, often an island or distant colonial territory.
(Российская газета, lit. Russian Gazette) is a Russian newspaper published by the Government of Russia.
Tula Oblast (Ту́льская о́бласть, Tulskaya oblast) is a top-level political division of European Russia (namely an oblast).
Vasily Alexandrovich Starodubtsev (Василий Александрович Стародубцев) (December 25, 1931 in Volovchik village, Central Black Earth Oblast, now Lipetsk Oblast – December 30, 2011 in Novomoskovsk, Tula Oblast) was a Soviet/Russian politician and governor of Tula Oblast from 1997 to 2005.
Vladimir Sergeyevich Gruzdev (Владимир Серге́евич Груздев, born 6 February 1967)) is a Russian politician. He was a deputy of the State Duma (2003-2011) and governor of the Tula Oblast (2011-2016). Also since December 2016 - Chairman of the Board of the Association of Lawyers of Russia. Member of the Presidium of the Moscow city regional branch of the party "United Russia" and a member of the bureau of the Supreme Council of the party.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (a; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian statesman and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008.