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Timeline Stories Published: Jul 10, 2023


Hunter Biden met Kazakhstani oligarch Kenes Rakishev at the Hay Adams Hotel in Washington, D.C. In email correspondences with Devon Archer surrounding the meeting, Rakishev requested Secretary of State John Kerry visit Kazakhstan. Archer replied, “if we have some business started as planned I will ensure its planned soonest.” Rakishev is a Kazakhstani oligarch and millionaire and was a director at Kazakhstan’s state-owned oil company KazMunayGas. Rakishev maintained close ties to Karim Massimov, who became prime minister on April 2, 2014.