12 August 2017, 10:20

Chief of Ramzan Kadyrov's secretariat replaced

Alambek Yasaev, an assistant to the Chechen leader, has been appointed the chief of the Ramzan Kadyrov's secretariat. He has also headed the operational headquarters for combating drug addiction set up on August 11.

Ramzan Kadyrov has reported the appointment of Alambek Yasaev at a meeting with members of the Chechen government.

Alambek Yasaev is a native of the village of Oishar (Novogrozny) of the Gudermes District. In early 2000s, he commanded a battalion at the security service of the Chechen leader Akhmat Kadyrov, a regiment of special forces at the Chechen Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), and then he held a position of the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs for Chechnya. In 2007, he was dismissed from his position and left for Moscow. In January 2017, Ramzan Kadyrov announced the appointment of Alambek Yasaev his assistant.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on May 12, 2017, it became known that Ramzan Kadyrov appointed Muslim Baitiziev, a winner of the TV project "The Team", the chief of his secretariat. On May 24, Muslim Baitiziev was appointed to the position of the deputy chairman of the Chechen government.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Source: CK correspondent

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