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The Interpreter
Russian-to-English translation journal, with original analysis and commentary on Russia's foreign & domestic policy.
Kazakh Businessman Offers Reward for Murder of anti-Russian Ukrainian Oligarch
7 years
Agreement on Ukraine reached in Geneva

Yermek Taychibekoff, a Kazakh businessman and public figure, who also has a blog called "Russian empire", has offered a huge reward for the capture or "liquidation" of Ihor Kolomoyskyi, a Ukrainian oligarch and the recently appointed Governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Kolomoyskyi has been somewhat outspoken in his criticism of the Russian state, describing President Putin, on March 3, as a "schizophrenic shorty.


[Yermek Taychibekoff]

Taychibekoff insisted that the payment would on be given on "a result", and that the  "hunting season" would end, along with the offer of the reward, on May 1, 2014.

Taychibekoff's offer of a reward for a political assassination has been publicised on the Russian state TV channel, Rossiya 24.

Taychibekoff has since increased his offer to 5.2 million rubles.

Over the course of the day, the prize money for the liquidation of Kolomoyskyi has increased to 5.2 million Russian rubles. Many are phoning in, writing, willing to invest for a common cause.