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  • People from Kadyrov's retinue become his representatives in sectors of Chechnya

    Ramzan Kadyrov has split Chechnya into sectors and appointed law enforcers and officials from his close encirclement to control the work of municipalities. Kadyrov has strengthened the manual ruling regime by copying the Russian administrative system at the republic's level, the political analysts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" have noted.

August 16, 2019 21:36

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August 15, 2019 15:00

  • "Legal Initiative": law enforcers pursue human rights defenders in Caucasus

    On August 14, the Moscow office of the "Legal Initiative" was searched. Law enforcers explained it by their interest in another organization located in the same building. However, law enforcers photographed passports of employees of the "Legal Initiative" and asked them questions about the NGO's activities in Northern Caucasus, the human rights defenders reported.

August 14, 2019 21:38

  • Dispute about Imam Shamil provokes new reproaches to Kadyrov

    After the publication of a fragment of Ruslan Kurbanov's interview with Ramzan Kadyrov, some social network users refused to accept Kadyrov's explanations of his words about residents of Dagestan. Authors of many comments rebuked Kadyrov for protracting the public discussion about Imam Shamil.

August 14, 2019 18:04

August 14, 2019 13:55

  • Threats addressed to Dagestanis cause new criticism of Kadyrov

    The threats to his opponents declared by Ramzan Kadyrov in the dispute about Imam Shamil have triggered a new wave of Chechens vs. Dagestanis confrontation, while the character of his statements is unacceptable for an official at the level of a head of the region, network users and residents of Chechnya assert.

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