A court in Rostov-on-Don has sentenced a man to 11 years in prison for aiding to the Islamic State, as well as on drugs and weapons charges. The court found that Ruslan Kasheshov, a resident of Kabardino-Balkaria, had transferred ₽8,000 ($130) to a member of the group. [Read more…]
Police searched the house of the Republican Party politician and former head of Armenian Football Federation (AFF) Ruben Hayrapetyan. Hayrapetyan claims that the authorities are trying to influence the upcoming election for a new AFF president.
Armenian Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Gevorg Loretsyan has been arrested along with his driver as part of a corruption investigation. [Read more…]
A former Finance Minister of Ingushetia and another high-ranking ministry official have been sentenced to five years in prison for misspending ₽2 billion ($31 million) in budgetary funds that were allocated for state employees and housing. [Read more…]
The former President and Prime Minister of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has been charged with embezzling around ֏490 million ($1 million). [Read more…]
In Dusheti, a town 60 km north of the capital of Georgia, family comes first. An OC Media investigation has uncovered that time and again, from food provision to construction, a number of government tenders have gone to close relatives of officials in the city administration. [Read more…]
The former head of the administration of the president of the Russian republic of Ingushetia and an ex-minister of construction of the republic are being prosecuted on charges of corruption. [Read more…]
A former high-ranking official has been detained in Krasnodar as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation into officials from the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Illegal high-rises have mushroomed in Makhachkala, the capital of Daghestan— the fruit of a corrupt process two decades in the making. [Read more…]