Tory donor ‘reliant on Russia’s FSB’ has name removed from kleptocracy report
Parliament heard claims Dmitry Leus, who donated £50,000 to Tories, is ‘absolutely dependent’ on Russian spy agency
Rights groups back openDemocracy journalism in face of legal threat
Leading media freedom organisations call for libel action against ‘public interest’ journalism to be dropped
openDemocracy is being sued by an organisation linked to a Kazakh dictator
The case against our investigative journalists has already cost openDemocracy tens of thousands of pounds
Published in: oDR: NewsKazakhstan’s former president linked to $7.8bn in assets in UK company
Experts urge British government to unmask offshore owners of UK-registered firms after uncovering of vast assets...
Published in: oDR: OpinionThe week that changed Kazakhstan forever
As Russian troops enter the country, hopes of a peaceful resolution are dashed
Published in: oDR: OpinionAs Kazakhstan burns over inequality, the elite’s wealth is safe and sound in London
London is home to some £530m in luxury property owned by the country’s ruling class
Nazarbayev's resignation and the end of post-Soviet politics in Kazakhstan
The "lifelong leader" of Kazakhstan has resigned, putting an end to a 30-year rule — and opening up space to reflect...
The end of the Nazarbayev dream
Kazakhstan’s networked authoritarianism is a powerful system of media control, but it leaves little room for the...
Change put on hold in Nazarbayev’s Kazakhstan
President Nazarbayev has been head of state in Kazakhstan for 23 years (before, and since, independence in 1991)....