Kazakhstan-focused funds suffered big losses over the past year. But even with stock prices now rebounding, it’s proving difficult to attract international investors, who remain sceptical about the country’s prospects.
Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship is aimed at developing relations between East, West – head of OSCE office in Kazakhstan
The decision to make Kazakhstan chairman of the OSCE was made by the member countries solely to promote the relations between the East and the West, said Alexander Kelchevsky, the head of the OSCE center in Kazakhstan.
Bezugnehmend auf die jüngsten in österreichischen Medien wiedergegebenen Angriffe auf mich, insbesondere die Äußerungen des früheren kasachischen Geheimdienstchefs Alnur Mussayev, halte ich fest, dass der Anlass für die aufgrund eines gemeinsamen Beschlusses aller im Parlament vertretenen Parteien eingesetzten Untersuchungsausschusses, nämlich die Frage, inwieweit der kasachische Geheimdienst die internen Angelegenheiten Österreichs und das öffentliche Leben in Österreich zu beeinflussen versucht, sich durch die jüngsten Ereignisse als berechtigt erwiesen hat.
Rakhat Aliev, the former son-in-law of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev, told RFE/RL's Kazakh Service that Kazakh authorities are trying "to get him" using his former associate Alnur Musaev.
Vienna (OTS) Dr. Rakhat Aliyev, ex-Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Austria in his statement concerning recent publications in NEWS magazine and other mass-media about unjustified accusations in alleged crimes against Austrian bodies has stressed the following:
The former chief of Kazakhstan's Committee of National Security (KNB) says the former son-in-law of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev "might" have been involved in the kidnapping of two high-ranking bankers in Kazakhstan.
The English High Court has granted a worldwide injunction to freeze the assets of former BTA Bank chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov and other former top managers, according a BTA press release.