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Suspected accomplice of notorious Chechen warlord Basayev extradited to Russia

By ethan / July 18, 2018

Slovakia has handed over to Russia a Chechen man suspected of organizing a series of bombings in 2006, as well as participating in the gang of one of the most ruthless terrorists, Shamil Basayev. The press service of Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, reported on Wednesday that law enforcement agencies of Slovakia, together with […]

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‘Don’t hide you polygamy’ – Chechen minister tells Russian men

By ethan / July 13, 2018

The Chechen minister for ethnic policy has said Russian men should stop being hypocritical and openly live with several wives if they feel the need to be polygamous – but denied reports police were ordered to get second spouses. “Men should not be hypocritical. If there is a necessity for one more woman in your […]

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Kadyrov asks Putin to build high-speed train link to Chechen capital

By ethan / June 26, 2018

The head of the Chechen Republic has requested that President Vladimir Putin amend the Russian transport strategy with a plan to build a high-speed railway link between the city of Krasnodar and the Chechen capital, Grozny. Kommersant reported that in a June 15 letter, Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov wrote that he had learned about […]

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Chechen lawmakers draft bill allowing third consecutive term for Russian president

By ethan / May 18, 2018

The Chechen parliament has drafted a bill in the State Duma that, if passed, would allow Vladimir Putin and all future Russian presidents to remain in office for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. Russian laws allow regional legislatures to draft federal laws and earlier this month the legislative assembly of the Chechen […]

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Chechen lawmakers seek third consecutive term for Putin as president of Russia

By ethan / May 11, 2018

The Chechen parliament has unanimously voted to prepare and draft a constitutional amendment that would allow the same person to remain President of the Russian Federation for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. The parliament of the Chechen Republic decided to draft the legislative initiative allowing one person to remain as Russian president […]

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Kadyrov praises Putin's role in defeating terrorism, restoring Chechen economy

By ethan / May 7, 2018

Thanks to Vladimir Putin’s resolute decisions the Chechen people have defeated terrorism and restored the economy in the republic, Ramzan Kadyrov said ahead of the Russian Presidential Inauguration ceremony. “Chechnya has transformed. We all remember that 18 years ago we had no schools, no roads and no infrastructure, the economy was on the lowest possible […]

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Kadyrov ready to deploy additional Chechen forces to Syria on Putin’s orders

By ethan / April 24, 2018

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has called recent US coalition missile raids on Syria an “anti-Russian provocation,” and said that “regiments, battalions and brigades” of Chechen infantry can go to the Middle East to enforce order. In a recent interview with Rossiya-24 television, Kadyrov said that he saw the recent strikes on Syrian locations as a […]

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Kadyrov can punish Russia's enemies under the law, not 'cowboy justice,' Chechen minister claims

By ethan / March 29, 2018

Ramzan Kadyrov can punish all of Russia’s enemies without using “outlaw methods.” A government minister made the assertion while commenting on the Ukrainian man who spread fake news about the Russian shopping mall fire. “We are not some cowboys to put a price on someone’s head,” Chechen Minister for Information and External Relations Djambulat Umarov […]

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