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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
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan. ©akorda.kz
Nazarbayev authorizes Kazakhstan's extradition treaty with Italy

Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev has authorized General Prosecutor of Kazakhstan Askрat Daulbayev to sign the extradition treaty with Italy.

Nazarbayev authorizes Kazakhstan's extradition treaty with Italy
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Spanish court confirms intention to extradite Ablyazov’s Security Chief

The Spanish National Court (SNC) has confirmed its decision to extradite Aleksandr Pavlov, the Chief of Security of the former Head of Kazakhstan's BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Spanish court confirms intention to extradite Ablyazov’s Security Chief
Extradition of sentenced Kazakhstan nationals from Italy validated by treaty
Extradition of sentenced Kazakhstan nationals from Italy validated by treaty

The treat on extradition of sentenced Kazakhstan nationals from Italy has been singed this week.

Extradition of sentenced Kazakhstan nationals from Italy validated by treaty
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©RIA Novosti
French court postpones decision on Ablyazov's release motion

French court has postponed its decision on the motion to release former chairman of BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov on bail.

French court postpones decision on Ablyazov's release motion
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Tengrinews.kz file photo
Russia requests Ablyazov's extradition from France

Russian Prosecutor’s Office has filed an extradition request with the French authorities asking for extradition of the former head of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Russia requests Ablyazov's extradition from France
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Bank says Kazakh oligarch caused losses for foreign banks

Kazakh bank BTA said Thursday that exiled oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov had embezzled at least $6 billion and also caused hundreds of millions in losses for foreign banks.

Bank says Kazakh oligarch caused losses for foreign banks
Kazakhstan General Prosecutor's Office. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Shalabayeva has not requested to leave Kazakhstan: official

Alma Shalabayeva, the wife of the exile Kazakhstan banker Mukhtar Ablyazov, has not yet applied to the law-enforcement authorities for a permit to leave Kazakhstan.

Shalabayeva has not requested to leave Kazakhstan: official
Illustration by Tengrinews.kz
Ablyazov faces 13 years in jail in Kazakhstan

The exile banker Mukhtar Ablyazov may face 13-year imprisonment with confiscation of property in Kazakhstan that is currently seeking his extradition from France.

Ablyazov faces 13 years in jail in Kazakhstan
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Ablyazov arrested for 40 days in France

Former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov was sentenced to 40 days in jail by the French court.

Ablyazov arrested for 40 days in France
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Kazakhstan requests Ablyazov's extradition from France

Kazakhstan General Prosecutor’s Office has sent a request to France asking for extradition of Mukhtar Ablyazov to Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan requests Ablyazov's extradition from France
Italian deputies visit Alma Shalabayeva in Almaty. youtube.com video snapshot
Italian deputies visit Shalabayeva in Kazakhstan

Five representatives of the Italian parliament arrived in Almaty to meet with Alma Shalabayeva, the wife of former chairman of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Italian deputies visit Shalabayeva in Kazakhstan
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Ablyazov may be jailed for 12 years in Ukraine

Kazakhstan's ex-banker Mukhtar Ablyazov may be sentenced to 5 to 12 years in jail in Ukraine where he is accused of fraud.

Ablyazov may be jailed for 12 years in Ukraine
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Tengrinews.kz file photo
France wants till spring 2014 to decide on Ablyazov's extradition

French court is not planing to decide on the possible extradition of Mukhtar Ablyazov any earlier than in spring 2014.

France wants till spring 2014 to decide on Ablyazov's extradition
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Russia mulls requesting Ablyazov's extradition from France

Russian authorities are preparing documents to request extradition of the former chairman of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov recently arrested in France.

Russia mulls requesting Ablyazov's extradition from France
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
BTA Bank helped apprehend Ablyazov

Former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov was found thanks to the bank’s efforts and was arrested after the information was passed on to the French authorities.

BTA Bank helped apprehend Ablyazov
Mukhtar Ablyazov's daughter Madina (L), her husband Ilyas (2nd L) and Mukhtar Ablyazov's lawyer (R) after the court hearing. ©Reuters
French court leaves Ablyazov under arrest pending extradition decision

French court has decided to leave Mukhtar Ablyazov in custody until the decision on his extradition is made.

French court leaves Ablyazov under arrest pending extradition decision
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Ablyazov's bodyguard to be extradited from Spain to Kazakhstan

Spanish court has ordered to extradite to Kazakhstan Aleksandr Pavlov, head of the security service of the former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Ablyazov's bodyguard to be extradited from Spain to Kazakhstan
US, China clash over Snowden but see trade progress
US, China clash over Snowden but see trade progress

The United States reprimanded China for not handing over fugitive leaker Edward Snowden, but the two powers saw progress elsewhere in ties including on reaching an investment treaty.

US, China clash over Snowden but see trade progress
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Kazakhstan and China exchange economic crime suspects

Kazakhstan and China have exchanged two economic crime suspects.

Kazakhstan and China exchange economic crime suspects