corruption in Caucasus

Media: Former Chief Police officer hospitalized in Armenia

Media: Former Chief Police officer hospitalized in Armenia

Former Armenian police chief Vladimir Gasparyan, who is accused of corruption, was hospitalized about a week ago. The media writes about this. According to Sputnik Armenia, due to deteriorating health, he was taken to the …

Sargsyan summoned for questioning by Anti-Corruption Committee

Sargsyan summoned for questioning by Anti-Corruption Committee

One of the instigators of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has been summoned for questioning as a defendant, his lawyer Amram Makinyan revealed in a Facebook post on Monday. Back in 2018, …

Hospital employee steals 280,000 rubles in Dagestan

Hospital employee steals 280,000 rubles in Dagestan

In Dagestan, a criminal case has been initiated against the former chief physician and head of the personnel department of the Gergebil central regional hospital. The corresponding message was published on the website of the Investigative …

Dagestan employees of Rostransnadzor suspected of bribery

Dagestan employees of Rostransnadzor suspected of bribery

Dagestani investigators suspected 13 employees of the regional Rostransnadzor were systematically receiving bribes. Thus, they ensured the unhindered passage of trucks without weight control, the press service of the Investigative Committee of …

Chief Treasurer of Derbent  caught on bribe

Chief Treasurer of Derbent caught on bribe

Yesterday, in Derbent, Dagestan, the chief treasurer of department No. 2 of the republican department of the Federal Treasury was detained when receiving a bribe in the amount of ₽ 200,000, the FSB department for Dagestan reported today. …

Pashinyan’s deputy minister caught on corruption

Pashinyan’s deputy minister caught on corruption

According to the National Security Service of Armenia, Gevork Loretsyan, deputy minister of education, science, culture and sport, was taken into custody. Loretsyan is accused of bribery on a particularly large scale. The investigation …

Former finance minister detained in Armenia

Former finance minister detained in Armenia

Former Armenian finance minister Gagik Khachatryan was arrested, the National Security Service of Armenia reported. He was arrested after the searches carried out yesterday in houses and apartments of the former …

Armenia’s Armavir community head accused of embezzling

Armenia’s Armavir community head accused of embezzling

The head of the Armenia’s Armavir community is accused of embezzling, Armenian Investigative Committee’s press service reported. According to the report, in 2014-2017 the head of Armavir village added false data to the lists …

Former Hrazdan mayor charged

Former Hrazdan mayor charged

Former mayor of Hrazdan Aram Danielyan has been charged with embezzlement of property in especially large amounts, head of Investigative Committee’s public relations department Naira Harutyunyan said. …

Police officer detained over bribe-taking in Yerevan

Police officer detained over bribe-taking in Yerevan

A police officer was detained in Yerevan over bribe-taking, the press service of the National Security Service of Armenia reported. An Armenian citizen reported that the policeman demanded a bribe in the amount of about $700 …