Monthly Archive

February 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 7 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Kazakhstan and Corruption: Young Blood, Old Habits

The accused is a star of one of Kazakhstan's most-vaunted success stories: the Bolashak scholars program. Sometimes a corruption case is about more than just the corruption. The downfall of Kuandyk... read more..


Kazakhstan: Businessman Alleges Torture

Provide Medical Treatment, Ensure Justice for Abuse Kazakh authorities should provide immediate medical assistance to a detained businessman who has alleged that he was beaten and ill-treated, the ... read more..


Wife of president Nazarbayev’s grandson Nurali bid £5,000 for Royal Opera House tickets

The wife of one of Vladimir Putin’s former cronies has given the Conservative Party £30,000 to dine with Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson. The donation by Lubov Chernukhin, who is married to a fo... read more..


Kazakhstan: Terrorist Plot — or Concocted Conspiracy?

Bemused skeptics say the video and subsequent arrests seem like a convoluted set-up designed by security services to jail dissidents. Three men in plain white face masks gaze into the camera as the... read more..


UK Goes Afters Corruption Suspects With Suspicious Wealth

The UK will force people owning property worth more than £50,000 (US$70,000) who have suspected links to organized crime or are vulnerable to graft as a result of their political position to explain w... read more..


From a luxury 'prison,' an exclusive interview with Saudi Prince Alwaleed

The global renown of billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal made his involuntary detention in early November at Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton hotel one of the biggest single shocks of Saudi Arabia’s anti-corru... read more..


For Saudi tycoons freed from detention, cheers and a business challenge

Cheering supporters greeted Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal when he arrived at his skyscraper offices in Riyadh after his release from detention in an anti-corruption crackdown. ... read more..

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