Criminal in Caucasus

 Number of corruption related crimes increases in Armenia

The number of reported economic and corruption related crimes in Armenia grew in the first 10 months of this year, according to the Armenian National Statistical Committee. According to the NSC, corruption crimes in January-October 2018 …

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U.S. citizen trying to smuggle drugs arrested in Tbilisi

A U.S. citizen was arrested at Tbilisi International Airport for attempting to bring in large quantities of drugs into Georgia. Investigators said the detainee was found 229 in possession of packages of heroin, 101 pills of narcotic …

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Kocharyan to be arrested again

Armenia’s Court of Appeals has upheld the judgment of a lower court on remanding Armenia’s former president Robert Kocharyan, his attorney Hayk Alumyan said. Alumyan said that he and other …

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Three injured after shooting and stabbing in Yerevan

Shots were fired yesterday evening in Yerevan, Armenia police reported. At 10pm, the police received a report from a hospital that a 35-year-old man with stab wounds in his chest had been brought to the medical facility. …

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Evening shooting in Yerevan: two injured

Two people were injured in a shootout in Yerevan. According to Armenia's Investigative Committee, shots were fired yesterday evening at the courtyard of a building in Yerevan. A Yerevan resident who was born in 1981, …

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Mutilated body found in Armenia's Kotayk Province

A dead body with some missing parts and tissues was discovered yesterday evening in Arzni village of Armenia’s Kotayk province. The operative team and the forensic doctor, who were dispatched to the scene upon a person’s …

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Gazprom Armenia counter-attacks Pashinyan team

The accusations of Armenia's State Revenue Committee of tax evasion have threatened Gazprom Armenia’s planned signing of an important agreement with a Russian bank, CEO of Gazprom Armenia national gas distribution company Hrant …

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Pashinyan accuses Gazprom of corruption

Armenia's State Revenue Committee has carried out an audit in Gazprom Armenia and revealed a number of violations and cases of tax evasions. According to the committee's press service, during 2016 and 2017, the company …

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Man beat young wife to death in Yerevan

A 30-year-old Armenian man beat his 20-year-old wife to death in Yerevan, Armenian police reported. On November 11, police received a call from the hospital saying a woman was hospitalized with multiple injuries. It was …

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Teen stabbed in Armenia's Debedavan school

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in a school of Debedavan village of Tavush province, the press service of Armenian police said. The teen was transported to hospital. It was revealed that he was wounded by another 15-year-old student …

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 Kocharyan to go back to prison?

Armenia's Court of Cassation is considering the opportunity to return the case to the Court of Appeals to change the measure of restraint applied in relation to second Armenian President Robert …

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Woman steals two million drams from Yerevan bank

An Armenian woman stole 2 million drams from VTB-Armenia Bank using fake documents. Director of the bank applied to police saying a 30-year-old resident of Aragatsotn province submitted fake documents and signed a contract with a bank …

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