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Latest Ramzan Kadyrov Items
An international human rights watchdog lambasted an Oscar-winning actress and other Western celebrities on Wednesday for attending a concert held on the birthday of Chechnya's Kremlin-backed leader, who has been accused of grave rights abuses.
Rights activists say people suspected of having ties to militants are still being abducted by forces loyal to Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, who runs the mostly Muslim republic in southern Russia like his personal fiefdom.
Drunken politicians. Smiling warlords. Twirling gypsies. Thousands of U.S. dollars littered on the dance floor. The bridegroom's father with a gold-plated automatic pistol tucked in his pants. A classic Rolls-Royce Silver Phantom.
Islamic insurgents including a suicide bomber stormed Chechnya's parliament on Tuesday, leaving six people dead and 17 injured in one of the most brazen attacks on the provincial capital in months, officials said.
A shootout between the Chechen president's personal protection detail and suspected separatist insurgents left 19 people dead early Sunday, including five civilians, officials and media reports said.