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09 March 2019, 19:09

Social network users: blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov wins dispute with Chechen Minister Magomed Daudov

Blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov appeared to be more convincing in a discussion with Magomed Daudov, the speaker of the Chechen parliament, concluded YouTube users. They hope that Ramzan Kadyrov will continue a dispute with Tumso Abdurakhmanov.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that a dispute between Djambulat Umarov, Minister for National Policy of Chechnya, and blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov about the Akhmat Kadyrov's calls for jihad forced Ramzan Kadyrov to explain his father's statements. Then Djambulat Umarov refused to continue the discussion. On March 8, Magomed Daudov, the speaker of the Chechen parliament, entered into a discussion with the blogger. Tumso Abdurakhmanov accused the official of failure to fulfill his promise to stop criminal proceedings against the blogger.

According to the law enforcement bodies, Tumso Abdurakhmanov is involved in activities of militants in Syria. The blogger explained his prosecution in Russia by his conflict with a top-ranking relative of the Chechen leader.

Magomed Daudov reproached Tumso Abdurakhmanov for changing the position after his arrest. The blogger responded by saying that during the Chechen wars, Magomed Daudov fought on the side of the Ichkeria's Mujahideen, and after being captured, he went over to the side of the federal forces and was awarded the title of Hero of Russia. Magomed Daudov replied that he had been forced to participate in the second Chechen war.

Tumso Abdurakhmanov reacted with disbelief to the Magomed Daudov's statement. "I do not believe in your exploits ... It is impossible to be a hero of Russia without being a traitor," the blogger wrote.

"I imagine what Tumso Abdurakhmanov would have done with Ramzan Kadyrov in a dispute. I wonder if Ramzan Kadyrov would have enough courage to go for it?" wrote user Roman Berbatov.

The Chechen authorities are afraid of Tumso Abdurakhmanov, believes user Sergei Ivanov.

User Zdravy Smysl (common sense) called Tumso Abdurakhmanov "the voice of the people" in the atmosphere with the lack of freedom of speech in Chechnya.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on March 9, 2019 at 12:14 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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