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Syrym Shalabayev. Interpol photo
Ablyazov's brother-in-law detained in Lithuania

Mukhtar Ablyazov’s brother-in-law Syrym Shalabayev has been arrested.

Ablyazov's brother-in-law detained in Lithuania
Yelena Tischenko. Photo courtesy of chaspik.spb.ru
Lawyer formerly involved in Ablyazov's case appointed to Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs

Amnestied Ukrainian lawyer Yelena Tishchenko has been appointed to lead the newly established department for return of criminally obtained assets in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

Lawyer formerly involved in Ablyazov's case appointed to Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
French court postpones Ablyazov's extradition trial

The Court of Cassation of France has postponed the trial on the extradition of former BTA Bank head Mukhtar Ablyazov.

French court postpones Ablyazov's extradition trial
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©REUTERS
Extradite or prosecute: Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan on Ablyazov's case

Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan speaks about the possibilities of prosecuting fugitive Kazakh billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov in accordance with the international law.

Extradite or prosecute: Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan on Ablyazov's case
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French court's decision on Ablyazov's extradition expected in 2015

The final decision on the extradition of fugitive billionaire from Kazakhstan Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia will be ready this year.

French court's decision on Ablyazov's extradition expected in 2015
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Ablyazov's company loses $1.5 billion arbitrage case against Kazakhstan

The Ad hoc Committee of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has denied the appeal of Netherlands-based company KT Asia Investment Group BV that demanded $1.5 billion in compensation from Kazakhstan for allegedly nationalising the company's minority share in BTA Bank.

Ablyazov's company loses $1.5 billion arbitrage case against Kazakhstan
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©Tengrinews/Yaroslav Radlovskiy
French court blocks extradition of Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov

On Wednesday a French court of appeal blocked the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, who wanted for embezzlement of around $6 billon in Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.

French court blocks extradition of Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Hong Kong freezes assets of Ablyazov's affiliates

Hong Kong Court has ruled to freeze assets of companies that are believes to be owned by the fugitive ex-head Kazakhstan banker Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Hong Kong freezes assets of Ablyazov's affiliates
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©RIA Novosti
Ablyazov cannot buy French justice: Advocate General

Being an multi-billionaire Ablyazov can afford to buy anything he wanted, fund opposition political parties and create a committee of international human rights watchdogs to defend him, but he cannot buy the French Justice.

Ablyazov cannot buy French justice: Advocate General
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Fugitive banker Ablyazov eyeing political asylum in France

Fugitive ex-chairman of Kazakhstan-based BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov intends to request a political asylum in France.

Fugitive banker Ablyazov eyeing political asylum in France
Kazakh tycoon to appeal French extradition order
Kazakh tycoon to appeal French extradition order

A lawyer for exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov had appealed a French decision allowing his extradition.

Kazakh tycoon to appeal French extradition order
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan continues pursuing Ablyazov's extradition

Kazakhstan is not going to give up on Mukhtar Ablyazov's extradition from France.

Kazakhstan continues pursuing Ablyazov's extradition
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
France approves extradition of Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov to Russia and Ukraine

A French court approved the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, an opposition figure wanted on embezzlement charges by Russia and Ukraine.

France approves extradition of Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov to Russia and Ukraine
Alma Shalabayeva with her daughter. Photo courtesy of uralskweek.kz
Alma Shalabayeva and her daughter on their way to Italy

Alma Shalabayeva, the wife of Kazakhstan's fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov, and her daughter Alua have left Kazakhstan for Italy.

Alma Shalabayeva and her daughter on their way to Italy
Alma Shalabayeva with her daughter. Photo courtesy of uralskweek.kz
Alma Shalabayeva permitted to leave Kazakhstan

Alma Shalabayeva, the wife of Kazakhstan's fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov, is no longer under recognizance not to leave Kazakhstan.

Alma Shalabayeva permitted to leave Kazakhstan
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French court urged to extradite Kazakhstan tycoon Ablyazov

Prosecutors on Thursday urged a French court to grant requests from Russia and Ukraine for the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov wanted on embezzlement charges.

French court urged to extradite Kazakhstan tycoon Ablyazov
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French court starts Ablyazov's extradition hearing

Aix-en-Provence court of France is hearing the extradition case of the former head of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.

French court starts Ablyazov's extradition hearing
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©RIA Novosti
British Court enforces payment of almost $400 million by Mukhtar Ablyazov to BTA Bank

The High Court of England has supported the claims of BTA Bank and ordered the former Chairman of the bank Mukhtar Ablyazov to return almost $400 million to the bank.

British Court enforces payment of almost $400 million by Mukhtar Ablyazov to BTA Bank
Alma Shalabayeva with her daughter. Photo courtesy of uralskweek.kz
Ablyazov’s wife asks to leave Kazakhstan, but is waved off

Ablyazov’s wife Alma Shalabayeva has applied to the Kazakhstan authorities asking for a permission to travel abroad, but was waved off for not providing a substantiation for the request.

Ablyazov’s wife asks to leave Kazakhstan, but is waved off
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Tengrinews.kz file photo
Ablyazov appeals demanding to dismiss his extradition case

Former head of Kazakhstan's BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov, who is in custody in France, has filed an appeal demanding that the case on his extradition is dismissed.

Ablyazov appeals demanding to dismiss his extradition case