Monthly Archive

August 2013

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 14 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Events and opinions

Das Mekka der Korruption

  Kasachstan ist reich an Öl und Gas. Seit 1991 regiert dort der autoritäre Präsident Nursultan Nasarbajew über die etwa 15 Millionen Einwohner. In der früheren Sowjetrepublik hat die Korruption read more..

Events and opinions

Russia Requests Extradition of Kazakh Tycoon Banker

  Russia has asked France to extradite Kazakh oligarch banker Mukhtar Ablyazov, accused of embezzling up to $6 billion from his former bank BTA, Russia's deputy prosecutor general was reported a read more..

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Call to action: Kazakhstan

  The Kazakh poet Aron Atabek has been in prison since 2007. He has been placed in solitary confinement for two years as punishment for writing a book that criticises President Nursultan Nazarba read more..

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Kazakh president's brother accuses wife of wiring $75 million to 'king of bling

  The oligarch brother of the president of Kazakhstan has accused his former wife of wiring $75 million (£48 million) to a celebrity jeweller nicknamed "the king of bling". The assertion, m read more..

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Kazakh Tycoon Accuses Ex-Wife Of Scamming Him Out Of His $20 Million Apartment At The Plaza

  The brother of Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev has accused his ex-wife of secretly listing herself as a co-owner on the deed for his $20 million apartment at the Plaza, at 768 Fifth read more..

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Kazakh businessman denied bond by French court for own safety

  A French judge has ordered Kazakh businessman Mukhtar Ablyazov to stay in jail for his own safety until his extradition hearing in September. The judge, in a court in the southern French read more..

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BTA Sees $6 Billion Asset Recovery Aided as Ex-Chief Denied Bail

  BTA Bank said a decision by a French court to deny bail to former Chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov will boost efforts by the Kazakh lender to regain control of $6 billion in assets it says were sto read more..

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Swiss interrogate Kazakh oligarch Ablyazov's extended family

  The Swiss authorities are interrogating the extended family of Mukhtar Ablyazov, a Kazakh oligarch arrested last week in France on fraud charges after 18 months on the run, and have effectivel read more..

Events and opinions

Peinliche Offshore-Troubles für Aliyev

  Während sein enger Vertrauter mit Offshore-Leaks-Verdacht und Betrugsvorwürfen kämpft, liegt Ex-Österreich-Botschafter Rakhat Aliyev selbst wegen Geldwäsche-Verdacht rund um einen dubiosen Yac read more..

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Human rights defenders urge France to prevent Ablyazov’s extradition to Kazakhstan

  The non-governmental organization focused on human rights Amnesty International urges France to prevent extradition of fugitive Kazakh banker Mukhtar Ablyazov to Kazakhstan, the organization s read more..

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Pictured: The glamorous Ukrainian blonde who led to fugitive oligarch's capture after detectives tailed her from London's High Court to his luxurious French hideout

A fugitive Kazakh oligarch wanted over a $5billion bank fraud was tracked down to a French villa when a glamorous female friend unwittingly led detectives hundreds of miles to his hideout.   ... read more..

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Kazakhstan: Jailed Opposition Leader Loses Legal Battle

  Kazakhstan's Supreme Court has denied jailed opposition leader Vladimir Kozlov a review of his controversial trial and imprisonment, a case widely condemned as legally flawed and politically m read more..

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Aliyev accusers make new request for action by police

  Two men who claimed to have been tortured and framed by Kazakh millionaire Rakhat Aliyev, who is self-exiled in Malta, have filed a fresh complaint asking Maltese police to investigate their a read more..

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Lawyer who proved to be fugitive oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov's downfall - Telegraph

  Walking down the steps of the Royal Courts of Justice in London in the hazy evening heat, the blonde Ukrainian lawyer was looking forward to getting back to her villa in the south of France. read more..

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