Who said it?

'It is not clear what Mashkevich is spending his billions on, but it is certainly not culinary talent' - He may be one of Kazakhstan's most powerful businessmen, but Alexander Mashkevich's culinary taste fails to satisfy the US ambassador. The comment was sent in a report to Washington in 2008, and was exposed by Wikileaks after it published US diplomatic documents.

by Elizabeth Anderson
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

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