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US congressperson accused of accepting $360,000 in Azerbaijani bribes

Henry Cuellar is accused of receiving the bribes in exchange for lobbying for Baku in Washington.

US congressperson accused of accepting $360,000 in Azerbaijani bribes

Henry Cuellar is accused of receiving the bribes in exchange for lobbying for Baku in Washington.

Armenian ruling party accused of ‘suspicious’ funding sources

Two investigations suggested that Civil Contract may have tried to get around rules aimed at removing big money from politics.

Armenian ruling party accused of ‘suspicious’ funding sources

Two investigations suggested that Civil Contract may have tried to get around rules aimed at removing big money from politics.

Armenia’s Economy Minister resigns amidst corruption allegations

Vahan Kerobyan was reportedly questioned by investigators a day later.

Armenia’s Economy Minister resigns amidst corruption allegations

Vahan Kerobyan was reportedly questioned by investigators a day later.

Armenia’s deputy economy minister reportedly arrested for corruption

Armenia’s Deputy Minister of Economy, Ani Ispiryan, has reportedly been detained as part of an investigation into corruption in the ministry. 

Armenia’s deputy economy minister reportedly arrested for corruption

Armenia’s Deputy Minister of Economy, Ani Ispiryan, has reportedly been detained as part of an investigation into corruption in the ministry. 

Georgian Academy of Sciences head promises membership to PM in prank call

Academy President Roin Metreveli was tricked into offering full membership of the academy to the Prime Minister by a journalist posing as an advisor.

Georgian Academy of Sciences head promises membership to PM in prank call

Academy President Roin Metreveli was tricked into offering full membership of the academy to the Prime Minister by a journalist posing as an advisor.

‘These are not reforms!’: Georgia’s proposed anti-corruption agency comes under fire

A proposed ‘independent’ anti-corruption bureau has been accused of being overseen by the ruling party.

‘These are not reforms!’: Georgia’s proposed anti-corruption agency comes under fire

A proposed ‘independent’ anti-corruption bureau has been accused of being overseen by the ruling party.

Armenia’s Minister of Emergency Situations arrested over alleged corruption 

Minister of Emergencies Andranik Piloyan and over a dozen employees of the ministry have been arrested for alleged corruption. 

Armenia’s Minister of Emergency Situations arrested over alleged corruption 

Minister of Emergencies Andranik Piloyan and over a dozen employees of the ministry have been arrested for alleged corruption. 

Azerbaijan arrests several top military officials

One of the men arrested is Rafael Khalilov, the head of the finance department of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

Azerbaijan arrests several top military officials

One of the men arrested is Rafael Khalilov, the head of the finance department of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

Azerbaijani MP resigns from Press Council after lashing out at ‘lumpenproletariat’ journalists

Javanshir Feyziyev had recently had £5 million of assets confiscated by the UK government.

Azerbaijani MP resigns from Press Council after lashing out at ‘lumpenproletariat’ journalists

Javanshir Feyziyev had recently had £5 million of assets confiscated by the UK government.

Georgian PM’s wife granted publicly owned forest

Almost 6,000 square metres of forest in Bakuriani was leased to Prime Minister Irakli Gharabashvili’s wife, Nunu Tamazashvili.

Georgian PM’s wife granted publicly owned forest

Almost 6,000 square metres of forest in Bakuriani was leased to Prime Minister Irakli Gharabashvili’s wife, Nunu Tamazashvili.