Nurali Aliyev, 35, was born into a family that has ruled Kazakhstan, an oil-rich former Soviet republic in Central Asia, with an iron fist for three decades.
Millions of pounds extorted by a former Kazakh police chief via “old school post-Soviet raids involving murder” were used to buy three London homes, a court was told yesterday.
But the riot police seem to have arrived first
New Ipso chief Lord Faulks worked at commercial court under former authoritarian leader Nursultan Nazarbayev
Hobbled by the impeachment trial, the U.S. secretary of state faces the tricky task of explaining a Trump administration policy that has often looked two-faced.
Ivanka Trump and Donald Jr. knew they were lying when they were trying to sell off condos at their family's SoHo building back in the late 2000s, dramatically increasing sale figures in a bid to lure in more buyers, a new book claims.
A trade and investment partnership between China and Kazakhstan, seen as key to Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Central Asia, is creaking as flagship projects run into trouble and Kazakhs voice distrust of their eastern neighbour’s economic overtures.
Three decades after gaining independence, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan face a growing struggle convincing investors and markets of the potential for significant new oil opportunities in the Caspian region.
Russia’s invitation for India to link up with Eurasian Economic Union recalls the SCO expansion saga.
A partial handover of political power through an orchestrated transition takes Kazakhstan into uncharted territory. Will it be able to pursue modernization and reform, and break from its authoritarian past?
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