The Globe & Mail: “Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report”

The Globe & Mail: “Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report”

12.01.2024

In an article entitled “Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report” for The Globe & Mail, Steven Chase wrote about Russia evading sanctions imposed by Canada for its invasion of Ukraine through Central Asia. According to the World Liberty Congress, an alliance of pro-democracy activists from authoritarian countries co-founded in 2022 by the […]

Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report

Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report

14.11.2023

Read the full article on: theglobeandmail.com See our report: Russia’s Accomplices in the War Against Ukraine: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Army’s Reliable Rear (May 9, 2023) and also: Jan Rymszewicz: The Globe & Mail: “Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report” (January 12, 2024)

Russia’s Decade-Long War Against Ukraine: How to Accelerate Ukrainian Victory

Russia’s Decade-Long War Against Ukraine: How to Accelerate Ukrainian Victory

15.08.2023

Executive Summary This report is the sixth in a series of reports on how Russia circumvents sanctions with the help of Central Asian countries, particularly by way of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The subject of this report is an analysis of global trends and facts that point to Russia’s ability to accumulate sufficient resources for at […]

Submission to the European Parliament and European Commission on the issue of sanctions circumvention

Submission to the European Parliament and European Commission on the issue of sanctions circumvention

03.07.2023

The Open Dialogue Foundation would like to thank the experts in the preparation of the submission. The Foundation would also like to express its gratitude to Mukhtar Ablyazov, an opposition politician and former Minister of Energy, Industry and Trade of Kazakhstan, for his advice. This submission contains the following information: Overview of Russia’s economic ability […]

Russia’s Accomplices in the War Against Ukraine: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Army’s Reliable Rear

Russia’s Accomplices in the War Against Ukraine: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Army’s Reliable Rear

09.05.2023

Executive summary To analyse Kyrgyzstan’s capacity to help Russia circumvent sanctions, it is important to consider the internal political situation in Kyrgyzstan under President Sadyr Japarov. Kyrgyzstan has long been considered an “island of freedom” in Central Asia, with a number of independent media outlets, independent MPs and an active civil society. However, the authoritarian […]

Italian legislators: stop and prevent the abuse of AML/CFT laws by dictators

Italian legislators: stop and prevent the abuse of AML/CFT laws by dictators

19.04.2023

On 17 and 18 April 2023, a delegation led by the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) conducted an advocacy mission to Rome to raise awareness on the abuse of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) rules perpetrated by authoritarian regimes as a tool for transnational repression, and to expose how Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan […]

Turkish educator Orhan İnandı has been allegedly abducted by Turkey in Kyrgyzstan

Turkish educator Orhan İnandı has been allegedly abducted by Turkey in Kyrgyzstan

29.06.2021

Mr Orhan İnandı, the current President of the “Sapat” International Educational Institution, has been missing since May 31, 2021, from around 21:00; according to statements made by the wife of İnandı, in a video posted on her social media on June 6, 2021. Orhan İnandı had been working in Kyrgyzstan since 1995. İnandı’s car was […]

Urgent: Special services of Kyrgyzstan extradited Muratbek Tungishbayev to Kazakhstan without waiting for an appeal

Urgent: Special services of Kyrgyzstan extradited Muratbek Tungishbayev to Kazakhstan without waiting for an appeal

27.06.2018

On 25 June, 2018, the Kyrgyz court authorised the extradition of the well-known opposition blogger Muratbek Tungishbayev to Kazakhstan. On 26 June, 2018, late in the evening, security officers took Tungishbayev from the detention centre in an unknown direction.

Kyrgyzstan: Stop the extradition of blogger Muratbek Tungishbayev and provide him with urgent medical assistance

Kyrgyzstan: Stop the extradition of blogger Muratbek Tungishbayev and provide him with urgent medical assistance

31.05.2018

On May 10, 2018, Kyrgyzstani security service officers detained Muratbek Tungishbayev, blogger from Kazakhstan, in Bishkek. He is currently being kept under arrest. Tungishbayev needs urgent eye surgery to save his eyesight. A criminal case has been launched against him in Kazakhstan.

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