A man and a woman on a date in the village of Serzhen-Yurt in Chechnya sit on opposite ends of a bench. Couples on dates must meet in public and sit a distance from each other. All physical contact is forbidden before marriage. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov supports honor killings for women with "loose morals." (Diana Markosian/Special to The Washington Times)

A man and a woman on a date in the village of Serzhen-Yurt in Chechnya sit on opposite ends of a bench. Couples on dates must meet in public and sit a distance from each other. All physical contact is forbidden before marriage. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov supports honor killings for women with "loose morals." (Diana Markosian/Special to The Washington Times)