Topic: Corruption

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Law-enforcement authorities on Monday, December 3, moved to arrest on corruption charges a member of Armenia’s outgoing parliament representing former President Serzh Sargsyan’s Republican Party (HHK). Armenia’s[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The government is likely to refuse the offered property donations from ex-general Manvel Grigoryan and ex-customs official Armen Avetisyan, since the general prosecution might have objections, Chairman of the State[...]

BERLIN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s ambassador to Germany Ashot Smbatyan on November 5 categorically denied any ties to local Armenian criminal groups after an investigation conducted by two leading German media made the allegation, citing[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Member of Parliament Manvel Grigoryan, the lawmaker currently in pre-trial detention suspected of massive embezzlement and fraud, has expressed willingness to donate nearly 330 hectares of land to the state. The[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — Former Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan will be questioned over the Yerevan Foundation fraud case, director of the National Security Service Artur Vanetsyan told reporters on September 4. “He will certainly be[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s Special Investigative Service (SIS) has searched the offices and private residence of former President Robert Kocharyan as part of its ongoing inquiry into the 2008 post-election unrest in Yerevan, it[...]

YEREVAN (Arka) — Former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s nephew Narek Sargsyan was put on the international wanted list, police chief Valery Osipyan told journalists on August 21. Speaking at a news conference, he said Armenian[...]