Biden puts anti-corruption at center of foreign policy

U.S. President Joe Biden is placing global anti-corruption efforts at the center of U.S. foreign policy, issuing a new directive to federal agencies to prioritize efforts to confront the problem. The instructions came in the form of …

Former Yerevan mayor arrested in Armenia

Armenia's police said they arrested former Yerevan mayor, minister of transport and communications Gagik Beglaryan at the Zvartnots airport upon his arrival from Moscow. Beglaryan was escorted to the National Security Service. He …

Armenia: an endless fight against corruption

The fight Armenian government led by Nikol Pashinyan wages against corruption resembles an endless political series, the main antagonists of which change with each new season. The presence of systemic corruption in Armenia is recognized by …

 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 …

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 …

World Bank: Georgia leads in fighting corruption

Georgia has reached a historic high in terms of effectiveness of corruption control and governance, according to the World Bank report 'Worldwide Governance Indicators'. Georgia scored 77.40% on Control of Corruption 100% scale, …