Well known Chinologist Syroyezhkin arrested on suspicion of treason - NSC RK
Almaty. May 17. KazTAG - Konstantin Syroyezhkin, well known Chinologist, has been arrested on suspicion of treason, reports Informburo. kz with a reference to the National Security Service of Kazakhstan.
"A criminal case was opened in respect of Konstantin Syroyezhkin under the article "Treason". He was arrested on February 19. Investigation is underway," said NSC.
As CenterAsia reported on May 4, the intelligence services of Kazakhstan suspected Syroyezhkin of espionage.
For a long time the expert was a leading Chinese specialist in Kazakhstan. He was the main scientific consultant of doctoral dissertation of president Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev “Foreign Policy of Kazakhstan in the Formation of New World Order”, which was defended at the Institute of Actual and International Problems of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Federation in Moscow on June 4, 2001.
On May 5, it was reported that Syroyezhkin stopped getting in touch in February.
Later, KazTAG reported that Syroezhkin was accepted into Russian citizenship in 2005.
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