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Azeri Enclave in Czech Republic

Azeri Enclave in Czech Republic

At Heydar Aliyev Airport in Baku, you can always count on the business class checkin line at the Azerbaijan Airlines Prague flight being just as long as the one for economy class. That’s because Azerbaijan’s ruling clique have made the Czech Republic a favored destination in recent years. They have come not just as high-end tourists to see its rich historical sites and natural beauty – but as investors as well. Officials of oil-rich Azerbaijan, including members of the Aliyev ruling family, have established companies in Prague, bought land, and built hotels and luxury villas most of them focused around...

Jail Crunch

Jail Crunch

OCCRP journalists conducted dozens of interviews with convicted criminals throughout Eastern Europe. The videos are an extension of the Jail Crunch visualization and provide a personal window into how crime works in the region. Every few weeks, OCCRP will release a new inmate interview shedding light on how common crimes work across Eastern Europe. All the data are available on Jail Crunch project.  SUPPORT investigace.eu read more