Konstantin Syroezhkin. Photo: Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

Kazakhstan jails China expert for 10 years for treason

  • While authorities did not say whom Konstantin Syroezhkin was accused of spying for, rights activists said his work with China was the focus of the case
  • Syroezhkin had pleaded not guilty but would not appeal the sentence, as he understood his punishment ‘was a command from the top’, said a Kazakh activist
Topic |   Kazakhstan

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Konstantin Syroezhkin. Photo: Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies
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