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Advocacy group urges Kazakhstan to abolish death penalty

Penal Reform International believes Kazakhstan should abolish the death penalty completely, even though there is a moratorium on capital punishment in the country.

Advocacy group urges Kazakhstan to abolish death penalty
Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. Photo courtesy of Senate of Kazakhstan.
OSCE should investigate war crimes in Ukraine: Kazakhstan Senate Speaker

Kazakhstan Senate Speaker Tokayev has arrived in Geneva to speak about Kazakhstan's position on the crisis in Ukraine.

OSCE should investigate war crimes in Ukraine: Kazakhstan Senate Speaker
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Ukraine refuses cooperation with Russia in Ablyazov's case

President of Ukraine Poroshenko announced that Ukraine would not cooperate with Russia in the case of fugitive Kazakh banker, who will be be extradited to either Ukraine or Russia.

Ukraine refuses cooperation with Russia in Ablyazov's case
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Rakhat Aliyev trial in Vienna postponed

The trial of Rakhat Aliyev in Vienna, former Kazakhstan's ambassador to Austria, has been delayed for an unspecified period of time.

Rakhat Aliyev trial in Vienna postponed
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Rakhat Aliyev forged many documents to prove innocence: expert

Many of the documents purported to show a conspiracy against Aliyev, former son-in-law of Kazakhstan President, have been found forged by a famous forgery expert.

Rakhat Aliyev forged many documents to prove innocence: expert
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Descendant of Kazakh composer demands 1mln in damages from gay smooch poster creators

The poster advertising a gay bar in Kazakhstan depicting a Kazakh composer and a Russian poet kissing has mostly angered the public in Kazakhstan. Now the Kazakh descendant of the composer claims 1mln tenge in damages from the poster creators.

Descendant of Kazakh composer demands 1mln in damages from gay smooch poster creators
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Kazakh tycoon's legal team doubt French justice

Lawyers of Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov have filed a number of complaints against Aix-en-Provence judges.

Kazakh tycoon's legal team doubt French justice
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Nazarbayev signs new Criminal Code

President of Kazakshtan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the new Criminal Code on July 3.

Nazarbayev signs new Criminal Code
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Expert opinions not subject to prosecution under new rumours legislation in Kazakhstan: Merkel

Expert opinions are not going to be subject to prosecution under the new amendments introducing up to 12 years of imprisonment for spreading rumors.

Expert opinions not subject to prosecution under new rumours legislation in Kazakhstan: Merkel
Rakhat Aliyev ©airvansite.ru
Viennese court extends Aliyev's investigative arrest

Investigative arrest of Nazarbayev’s former son-in-law and ex-ambassador to Austria Rakhat Aliyev has been extended by the Vienna Regional Court.

Viennese court extends Aliyev's investigative arrest
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Aliyev may spend life behind bars in Austria

According to Austrian law, in case Aliyev is found guilty of the murder of two Kazakhstani bankers, he will spend at least 20 years behind bars.

Aliyev may spend life behind bars in Austria
Rakhat Aliev. Photo courtesy of krone.at
Austria asks Kazakhstan not to interfere with Aliyev investigation

Austrian prosecutors have asked Kazakhstan not to interfere with their investigation against Rakhat Aliyev into the kidnap murder case of two Kazakh bankers Zholdas Timraliyev and Aibar Khasenov.

Austria asks Kazakhstan not to interfere with Aliyev investigation
Rakhat Aliyev ©airvansite.ru
Kazakhstan sends evidences of Aliyev's involvement in opposition leader murder to Austria

Kazakhstan has sent documents pointing to the involvement of Rakhat Aliyev in the murder of a Kazakh opposition leader Sarsenbayev to Austria.

Kazakhstan sends evidences of Aliyev's involvement in opposition leader murder to Austria
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Over $1.5 billion embezzled in Kazakhstan since 2013: Financial Police

Nearly 300 billion tenge ($1.6 billion) has been embezzled in Kazakhstan since 2013.

Over $1.5 billion embezzled in Kazakhstan since 2013: Financial Police
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©RIA Novosti
Russian and Ukrainian representatives to attend Ablyazov's trial in France

Russian and Ukrainian representatives will be able to attend the court hearings in Lyon involving the former head of Kazakhstani BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Russian and Ukrainian representatives to attend Ablyazov's trial in France
First Deputy Prosecutor General Johan Merkel. Photo  courtesy of ortcom.kz.
Insiders dealings and securities market manipulations now punishable by law in Kazakhstan

Insiders dealings and securities market manipulations will be punishable by law in Kazakhstan according to the First Deputy Prosecutor General Iogan Merkel.

Insiders dealings and securities market manipulations now punishable by law in Kazakhstan
Iogan Merkel, First Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan. ©Danial Okasov
Embezzlers may avoid prison in Kazakhstan

Citizens accused of embezzling state property will be able to avoid imprisonment in case they fully compensate for it.

Embezzlers may avoid prison in Kazakhstan
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$138 billion offshored from Kazakhstan

At a meeting of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan it was announced that according to international estimates the money offshored from Kazakhstan amounts to $138 billion.

$138 billion offshored from Kazakhstan
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Ex-Mayor of Almaty Khrapunov faces criminal charges in US

The city of Almaty has filed a lawsuit against its former mayor Victor Khrapunov in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.

Ex-Mayor of Almaty Khrapunov faces criminal charges in US
Italy's Berlusconi in hot water again with judiciary
Italy's Berlusconi in hot water again with judiciary

Italy's Silvio Berlusconi is in hot water with the justice system again after mocking the community service he has been ordered to do for tax fraud, media reports said.

Italy's Berlusconi in hot water again with judiciary