Kazakhstan, Paradise Papers: former oil minister sends mixed signals into the public domain


When reporters asked if Sauat Mynbayev co-owns a company that made millions from gas and oil deals with Kazakhstan while he was the country’s oil minister, there was a one sentence reply.

“S.M. Mynbayev is not a founder or shareholder of Meridian Capital Limited,” said KazMunayGaz, the state oil and gas...