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The purpose of the article is to analyze such a relatively new legal means of combating corruption as codes of ethics. The authors note the harm caused by corruption in higher education; they point out that such harm is cumulative. It is noted that currently the legislation is not limited to combating corruption in public authorities. The anti-corruption law since 2012 defines the obligation of each organization to take measures to combat corruption and take the necessary measures to do so. The authors conclude that more and more attention is being paid to the proper performance of this duty by organizations. At the same time, the mechanism for implementing provisions of ethical codes is closely intertwined with other anti-corruption tools used by universities. It is also noted that the provisions contained in the ethical codes lose their nature and “grow” into legal norms.

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Аndrey V. Gabov

Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Author for correspondence.
Email: gabov@igpran.ru

Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Doctor of Legal Sciences, honored lawyer of the Russian Federation

10 Znamenka str., 119019, Moscow, Russian Federation

Оleg А. Yastrebov

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Email: yastrebov_oa@rudn.university

Doctor of Legal Sciences, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Director of the Law Institute, Head of the Department of Law Institute

6 Miklukho-Maklaya str., 117198, Moscow, Russian Federation


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