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UK Court Slaps Huge Fine on Khrapunov in BTA Case
September 24, 2018

UK Court Slaps Huge Fine on Khrapunov in BTA Case

By Paolo Sorbello
Ilyas Khrapunov is hit with a $500 million fine for allegedly aiding Mukhtar Ablyazov's reported embezzlement.

Former Kazakh Economy Minister Sentenced to 10 Years on Corruption Charges
March 15, 2018

Former Kazakh Economy Minister Sentenced to 10 Years on Corruption Charges

By Catherine Putz
Kuandyk Bishimbayev, a young rising political star, faced a rapid downfall after being accused of embezzlement.
Apologies and Blame: Former Economy Minister on Trial in Kazakhstan for Corruption
January 09, 2018

Apologies and Blame: Former Economy Minister on Trial in Kazakhstan for Corruption

By Catherine Putz
Kuandyk Bishimbayev, accused of bribery and embezzlement, maintains his innocence.

Nazarbayev Rants Against Offshore Holdings
December 08, 2017

Nazarbayev Rants Against Offshore Holdings

By Catherine Putz
The Kazakh president complained on national television of companies squirreling their money away abroad.

Kazakhstan’s Dirty Laundry: Money Laundering and New York Real Estate
May 30, 2017

Kazakhstan’s Dirty Laundry: Money Laundering and New York Real Estate

By Catherine Putz
Kazakh politics plays out far from the steppe -- in New York lofts and courts.

Kazakhstan's Renewable Energy Quest
May 02, 2017

Kazakhstan's Renewable Energy Quest

By Eric Wheeler
Astana will face a number of practical and political issues in promoting renewable energy sources.

How Trump Is Connected to a Kazakh Corruption Scandal
April 07, 2017

How Trump Is Connected to a Kazakh Corruption Scandal

By Casey Michel
The city of Almaty says former mayor Viktor Khrapunov stole millions and invested via shell companies in U.S. real estate.
Kazakhstan's Anti-Corruption Drive Turns Against Opposition
February 27, 2017

Kazakhstan's Anti-Corruption Drive Turns Against Opposition

By Paolo Sorbello
Kazakhstan's renewed efforts against corruption might mask a strategy aimed to silence opposition figures and activists.

Engines and Oil: Rolls-Royce Paid Bribes to Bring Its Business to Kazakhstan
January 19, 2017

Engines and Oil: Rolls-Royce Paid Bribes to Bring Its Business to Kazakhstan

By Catherine Putz
This week Rolls-Royce agreed to pay $800 million to settle corruption investigations in the U.S., UK, and Brazil.

Football Leaks: The Kazakh Connection
January 03, 2017

Football Leaks: The Kazakh Connection

By Paolo Sorbello
A Kazakh family is at the center of a scandal that unveiled murky deals in the global world of football.

Bribes, Bad MPs, and Whistleblowers: Analyzing Public Perceptions of Corruption in Eurasia
November 17, 2016

Bribes, Bad MPs, and Whistleblowers: Analyzing Public Perceptions of Corruption in Eurasia

By Catherine Putz
A new report details public perceptions and experiences with corruption.
From Almaty to Soho: Did a Kazakh Oligarch Launder Money Through a Trump Property?
October 20, 2016

From Almaty to Soho: Did a Kazakh Oligarch Launder Money Through a Trump Property?

By Catherine Putz
A Financial Times investigation picks through the murky path from the former mayor of Almaty to Trump Soho.

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