The oil price crash is an existential threat to petrostates from Nigeria to Iran, where governments rely on oil wealth to stabilize power and pay off competing interests.
The ex-president's daughter and grandson hold $103 million in real estate assets in London.
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.
A mansion owned by Nurali Aliyev, the grandson of Kazakhstan’s former President Nursultan Nazarbayev has been “frozen” by the U.K.’s High Court after the second use of a so-called ‘McMafia’ Wealth Order.
But the riot police seem to have arrived first
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.
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.