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#Corruption

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.

Four arrested in Armenia for illegal adoption ring

The crime ring is alleged to have coerced and lied to pregnant women to sell 30 children for adoption abroad.

Four arrested in Armenia for illegal adoption ring

The crime ring is alleged to have coerced and lied to pregnant women to sell 30 children for adoption abroad.

Police search home of former head of Armenian Football Federation

The police have not, as of yet, charged Ruben Hayrapetyan with any crime.

Police search home of former head of Armenian Football Federation

The police have not, as of yet, charged Ruben Hayrapetyan with any crime.

Armenian Deputy Education Minister charged in corruption case

Gevorg Loretsyan has been arrested along with his driver for allegedly granting government contracts for sportswear in exchange for a bribe.

Armenian Deputy Education Minister charged in corruption case

Gevorg Loretsyan has been arrested along with his driver for allegedly granting government contracts for sportswear in exchange for a bribe.

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