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Former Kazakh Embassador Facing Trial in Austria

Published: December 10, 2013; 11:30 · (Vindobona)

Rachat Alijew is facing prosecution in Austria because of alleged money laundering. Moreover, a former Austrian Chancellor is suspected of spying.

Former Kazakh Embassador Facing Trial in Austria / Picture: © Wikipedia / Mikhail Evstafiev

Alijew, former embassador to Kazakhstan in Vienna (2002 – 2005, 2007) and Kazakh Foreign Minister (2005 – 2007) is facing court trials in Austria because of suspected money laundering. Moreover, he is suspected of having kidnapped two former bank managers of Kazakh Nurbank in 2007 of which he held a majority stake of.

Furthermore Alijew was involved in a real estate deal that…

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