$3 Billion Azerbaijani Money Laundering and Lobbying Scheme Exposed

Azerbaijan was accused of running a 2.5 billion euro ($3 billion) scheme to pay off European politicians, launder money and buy luxury goods, allegations that prompted the government to block an investigative-reporting project’s website. Read more

Azerbaijan’s Leader Names His Wife As 1st Vice President

BAKU, Azerbaijan – Azerbaijan’s president on Tuesday appointed his wife as the first vice president of the ex-Soviet nation the person next in line in the nation’s power hierarchy. Read more