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Azerbaijan's bribes to journalists and politicians total 2.9 billion dollars

After the Danish daily newspaper Berlingske received confidential documents stolen from its former owner, Danske Bank, it had them analysed by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). From this analysis, it appears that Azerbaijan has set up an extensive system of illegal public relations. These documents verify that between 2012 and 2014, Azerbaijan had used Danske Bank as a conduit to channel 2.
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