corruption in Caucasus

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New anti-corruption body to be created in Armenia

Armenia's government intends to create an anti-corruption body, endowed with the necessary powers and tools, Armenia's newly appointed Minister of Justice Artak Zeynalyan said. "The body will carry out …

UK to help Armenian Government fight corruption

Justice Minister of Armenia Davit Harutyunyan and UK Ambassador to Armenia Judith Margaret Farnworth on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding marking the launch of the joint program “Support to the …

Armenia decides to fight corruption in new way

The Armenian government approved the bill "On the body for preventing corruption" at a regular meeting, according to which, a fundamentally new body to combat corruption will be established in the country. The …

 Armenian PM to Bloomberg about country's future

Armenia’s prime minister Karen Karapetyan told Bloomberg in an interview about his plans to develop the economy, fight corruption and ensure competition in the country. “We’re proposing the most rapid …

Military intendants arrested in Armenia

The Chief of the Armenian Defense Ministry's armament department, General Mels Chilingaryan, as well colonels Mher Papyan and Armen Margaryan were arrested in Armenia. The arrests …

Corrupt officials to be held accountable

The government of Armenia is enforcing major mechanisms, including criminal proceedings, against corrupt officials, deputy justice minister Suren Krmoyan said today, Arka reports. Krmoyan meant a government-drafted …

Georgia to join international anti-corruption hub

The United Kingdom will create a so-called anti-corruption innovation hub with the participation of several other countries, including France, Mexico, Ghana, Georgia, Switzerland, Afghanistan, UAE, Indonesia and Norway, Sputnik reports. …

Yerevan residents complain about lawlessness in Armenia

Yerevan residents have negatively commended on the life in Armenia during a survey, conducted by the Armenian media, stressing that the vast majority of problems are happening because of lawlessness, reports. "Corruption is …