Tag: Mukhtar Ablyazov

Corruption, fraud, and the curious case of Zhanara Akhmetova

Corruption, fraud, and the curious case of Zhanara Akhmetova

| June 18, 2020

A conference at the Press Club, Brussels, this week heard a story of theft and corruption that, were it not for the serious harm caused to the victims, could almost be considered funny. What appears at first glance to be a simple case of financial fraud, perpetrated against a number of banks and private citizens […]

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Human rights NGO #OpenDialogueFoundation suspected of ‘co-operating with Russian intelligence’

Human rights NGO #OpenDialogueFoundation suspected of ‘co-operating with Russian intelligence’

| May 23, 2019

Recently, growing numbers of members of European institutions have become puppets and tools of the hidden political propaganda of controversial human rights NGO ), the purpose and activities of which are concealed behind a mask of human rights advocacy, writes Phillip Jeune. Who are you, Ms. Kozlovska? Following the emergence of the Warsaw based ODF, […]

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The “full story” of Mukhtar Ablyazov

The “full story” of Mukhtar Ablyazov

| April 8, 2019

It has been described by some as “fraud on an epic scale” and, now, the “full story” of Mukhtar Ablyazov has been put in print. To those unfamiliar with the said Mr Ablyazov, he is an individual who has certainly attracted his share of attention in recent years. The problem for him is that a […]

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Controversial think-tank #ODF probed by Polish government

Controversial think-tank #ODF probed by Polish government

| November 30, 2018

Polish security services have launched an investigation into the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) following serious allegations about its funding, writes James Hipwell. The Polish government has launched an investigation into the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF), a controversial think tank with an office in Brussels, after finding evidence the organization may have received funding from “offshore […]

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Fugitive banker Ablyazov’s movement banned in #Kazakhstan

Fugitive banker Ablyazov’s movement banned in #Kazakhstan

| March 31, 2018

The Kazakhstan Prosecutor General’s Office announced March 13 that Astana’s Yessil District Court has determined the so called “Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan” (DCK) unregistered movement as extremist and, hence, its activity illegal. The movement, led by fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov, is said to have systematically spread the idea of seizing power and incited social enmity […]

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Is the net closing on the fugitive #oligarchs resident in Europe?

Is the net closing on the fugitive #oligarchs resident in Europe?

| February 19, 2018

Europe, for whatever reason, appears to have became a haven in recent years for the thieves and bandits that divested many of the former Soviet states of public assets. The cases of Khazak fugitive Mukhtar Ablyazov and his associates, Viktor and Ilyas aKhropunov and Botagoz Jardemalie are good examples, writes Brussels-based freelance investigative reporter Phillipe Jeune. […]

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Demonstration in #Paris against international fugitives

Demonstration in #Paris against international fugitives

In Paris, near the building of the Council of State, a demonstration was held last week on 28 and 29 September against the policy of double standards towards international fugitives. Around 20-30 people had gathered to protest against the practice of granting asylum in France to foreign citizens accused of fraud and economic crimes on […]

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