Financed by Putin critic Khodorkovsky, team was investigating the presence of the shadowy Wagner Group in the war-torn country.
Daniyar Usenov was convicted of brutal crackdown on demonstrators in 2010 “color revolution.”
Dozens of people opposed to the Putin regime escape political persecution by settling down in the Baltic states.
Criminal investigations could be lifted if corrupt entrepreneurs – and their capital – come home, according to reports.
In latest incident, a prison officer has been sacked after an inmate died of apparent suffocation.
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