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Son of former Armenian Finance Minister goes on the run

Gurgen Khachatryan has been charged with money laundering and corruption.

Son of former Armenian Finance Minister goes on the run

Gurgen Khachatryan has been charged with money laundering and corruption.

Abkhazia passes anti-corruption law, bowing to protesters’ demands

The long-fought-over legislation was passed following a campaign by activists that culminated in 10 days of hunger strikes.

Abkhazia passes anti-corruption law, bowing to protesters’ demands

The long-fought-over legislation was passed following a campaign by activists that culminated in 10 days of hunger strikes.

Chechen court posthumously convicts Daghestanis ‘killed in special operation’

The men’s family and defence lawyers insist the men were kidnapped and murdered by the authorities and that the special operation never took place.

Chechen court posthumously convicts Daghestanis ‘killed in special operation’

The men’s family and defence lawyers insist the men were kidnapped and murdered by the authorities and that the special operation never took place.

New law to confiscate ‘illegally obtained’ property passes first vote in Armenia

If passed into legislation, the law will apply to anyone who has been indicted for a corruption-related crime.

New law to confiscate ‘illegally obtained’ property passes first vote in Armenia

If passed into legislation, the law will apply to anyone who has been indicted for a corruption-related crime.

Armenia’s ex-President Serzh Sargsyan goes on trial

Serzh Sargsyan is charged with participating in a $1 million embezzlement scheme in 2013.

Armenia’s ex-President Serzh Sargsyan goes on trial

Serzh Sargsyan is charged with participating in a $1 million embezzlement scheme in 2013.

Protests in south Daghestan due to gas supply disruptions

Local residents left without gas blocked the Rostov–Baku federal motorway as temperatures in the area plummeted to −10°C.

Protests in south Daghestan due to gas supply disruptions

Local residents left without gas blocked the Rostov–Baku federal motorway as temperatures in the area plummeted to −10°C.

Georgian opposition leader Gigi Ugulava sentenced to 3 years for embezzlement

The Supreme Court sentenced Ugulava, general director of the European Georgia Party, for embezzling ₾48 million while he was mayor of Tbilisi.

Georgian opposition leader Gigi Ugulava sentenced to 3 years for embezzlement

The Supreme Court sentenced Ugulava, general director of the European Georgia Party, for embezzling ₾48 million while he was mayor of Tbilisi.

Azerbaijani blogger ‘offered bribe’ by opponent to pull out of parliamentary race

Mehman Huseynov claimed MP Faraj Guliyev offered him $9,000 to withdraw his candidacy. 

Azerbaijani blogger ‘offered bribe’ by opponent to pull out of parliamentary race

Mehman Huseynov claimed MP Faraj Guliyev offered him $9,000 to withdraw his candidacy. 

German police raid MPs’ homes in Azerbaijan bribery probe

Two German MPs and one former MP are being investigated on bribery charges on suspicion of lobbying for Azerbaijan. 

German police raid MPs’ homes in Azerbaijan bribery probe

Two German MPs and one former MP are being investigated on bribery charges on suspicion of lobbying for Azerbaijan. 

Kabardino-Balkaria man sentenced to 11 years in prison for ‘aiding to the Islamic State’

Kasheshov’s lawyers and rights group Memorial have argued that the proceedings have been marred by irregularities and allegations of toruture.

Kabardino-Balkaria man sentenced to 11 years in prison for ‘aiding to the Islamic State’

Kasheshov’s lawyers and rights group Memorial have argued that the proceedings have been marred by irregularities and allegations of toruture.

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