Ceremony of schoolchildren's joining the "Kadyrov Youngsters" organization. Screenshot from video 'Chechnya Today', https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=144&v=jYXF8HviD4Q

17 August 2018, 20:47

Chechen authorities tell about awarding 10,000 schoolchildren the title "Kadyrov Youngster"

The ceremony of dedicating 520 children to "Kadyrov Youngsters", held on August 16, continued the trend of a rapid growth of the children's and youth organization, in which now every fourth Chechen pupil is a member, the republic's Ministry of Education has reported. The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, who spoke at the solemn ceremony, called the members of the organization to be the cadre reserve of the local power.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that "Kadyrov Youngsters" appeared in Chechen schools in 2009.

The ceremony of schoolchildren's joining the "Kadyrov Youngsters" organization took place on August 16 in the building of the Grozny "Vainakh" Concert Hall. The event, shown on August 16 on the air of the republic's TV, was attended by the head of Chechnya, who stated that "Kadyrov Youngsters" are a sort of the cadre reserve of the republic's leadership. "We'll hand Chechnya over to them," Ramzan Kadyrov has noted.

"520 middle-form pupils of Grozny schools have received certificates of 'Kadyrov Youngsters' and badges of the organization," the spokesman of the Chechen Ministry of Education told the "Caucasian Knot" today. The organization has over 3000 active members; in total more than 10,000 schoolchildren out of a total of 40,000 pupils are already members thereof.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 17, 2018 at 04:48 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: CK correspondent

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