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Viennese court acquits two men of murder in high-profile Aliyev's case; Kazakhstan contends Austrian judge biased

Vladimir Koshlyak and Alnur Musayev acquitted by jury in Austria of murdering two Kazakhstani bankers back in 2007.

Viennese court acquits two men of murder in high-profile Aliyev's case; Kazakhstan contends Austrian judge biased
Vadim Koshlyak and Alnur Musayev ©REUTERS
Aliyev's accomplices back in custody

Rakhat Aliyev's alleged accomplices in the murder of two bankers are taken back into custody in Austria.

Aliyev's accomplices back in custody
Co-defendents of Rakhat Aliyev, former head of the Kazakh secret service KNB Alnur Mussayev (R) and Vadim Koshlyak, sit in the dock before their trial in Vienna April 14, 2015 ©REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bad
Aliyev's accomplices released from detention in Austrian courtroom

Two of Aliyev's accomplices in the trial into the double-murder of Kazakh bankers back in 2007, have been released in the courtroom over contradicting evidence.

Aliyev's accomplices released from detention in Austrian courtroom
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo taken from Facebook
Aliyev case in Vienna becomes complicated

The case involving the deceased ex-ambassador of Kazakhstan to Austria Rakhat Aliyev promises to become more complicated.

Aliyev case in Vienna becomes complicated
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Second autopsy confirms Rakhat Aliyev's suicide

A second autopsy of Rakhat Aliyev's body confirmed that the former Kazakhstan ambassador to Austria committed suicide.

Second autopsy confirms Rakhat Aliyev's suicide
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo taken from Facebook page
Narcotics found in Aliyev's blood

A blood sample taken from the deceased ex-ambassador's body has been found to contain traces of narcotic substances.

Narcotics found in Aliyev's blood
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Kazakhstan insists on objective investigation of Rakhat Aliyev's death

Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan has made an official statement on Rakhat Aliyev's death in Austrian prison.

Kazakhstan insists on objective investigation of Rakhat Aliyev's death
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo taken from his Facebook
New details of Aliyev's death emerge

Rakhat Aliyev's death has been officially confirmed by the Ministry of Justice of Austria. New details of the death are emerging.

New details of Aliyev's death emerge
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Kazakhstan's Aliyev received death threats in Austrian jail: media

Reports in the media suggest Kazakhstan's Rakhat Aliyev received death threats while awaiting trial in the Austrian prison of Josefstadt.

Kazakhstan's Aliyev received death threats in Austrian jail: media
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Kazakhstan's Rakhat Aliyev found dead in Austrian prison

Former son-in-law of Kazakshtan President Rakhat Aliyev has been found dead in his solitary confinemen in an Austrian prison.

Kazakhstan's Rakhat Aliyev found dead in Austrian prison
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo courtesy of azattyq.org
Rakhat Aliyev trial in Vienna postponed

The trial on murder-related charges against the former son-in-law of Kazakhstan's President has been postponed in Vienna.

Rakhat Aliyev trial in Vienna postponed
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo courtesy of azattyq.org
Viennese prosecutors charge Rakhat Aliyev with double-murder

Austrian prosecutors have formally charged the fugitive Kazakh tycoon Rakhat Aliyev with murdering two bankers in Kazakhstan in 2007.

Viennese prosecutors charge Rakhat Aliyev with double-murder
Rakhat Aliyev. ©Tengrinews
Viennese prosecutors talk Aliyev's motives in alleged murder of two bankers

The Viennese prosecutors have been given a permission by a special commission of the Ministry of Justice to present charges against the former ambassador of Kazakhstan to Austria Rakhat Aliyev.

Viennese prosecutors talk Aliyev's motives in alleged murder of two bankers
Rakhat Aliyev ©Tengrinews
Austrian prosecutors may present charges against Aliyev this December

Charges against the fugitive Kazakh tycoon Rakhat Aliyev may be brought in Austria as early as this month.

Austrian prosecutors may present charges against Aliyev this December
Rakhat Aliyev ©Tengrinews
Maltese court says their police has no jurisdiction to investigate torture claims against Rakhat Aliyev

Magistrate in Malta has ruled that the criminal complaint against Rakhat Aliyev filed by two Kazakh bodyguards alleging torture cannot be investigated by Maltese police.

Maltese court says their police has no jurisdiction to investigate torture claims against Rakhat Aliyev
Rakhat Aliyev ©Tengrinews file photo
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
Rakhat Aliyev ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Rakhat Aliyev extradition unlikely: expert

Extradition of Rakhat Aliyev to Kazakhstan is extremely unlikely according to the Deputy Chairman of Birlik political party and former Commissioner for Human Rights in Kazakhstan Bolat Baikadamov.

Rakhat Aliyev extradition unlikely: expert
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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