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"Chechnya lives under its own laws, and the federal authorities lack any levers to influence Kadyrov," said Ilya Yashin, an opposition activist who was a friend of Nemtsov. "Kadyrov has used federal money to effectively create a regional army that answers not to Russian law, but personally to him."
In any case, he said, "it's extremely important that the matter not be limited to detention of the shooters, whether these are the real killers or not. The key task is the identification and detention of who ordered"