Chechnya Headlines

  • The Kremlin Cannot Continue to Ignore the Chaos in Chechnya

    Neil Hauer Security, Eurasia Ramzan Kadyrov is creating new problems for Vladimir Putin. Ramzan Kadyrov has long been a headline staple beyond the bounds of the republic he rules, Chechnya. His penchant for tracksuit meetings at the Kremlin and workout videos have made him a regular media phenomenon throughout Russia and the North Caucasus, while less savory proclamations about letting the families of gay men “deal with them” have made rounds in the West. For others in the North Caucasus,...

    The National Interest
  • Chechnya: woman blows herself up at checkpoint in Grozny

    Nobody else killed or injured in attack on police in the Chechen capital in Southern Russia A woman blew herself up on Saturday near a police checkpoint in the Chechen capital Grozny in southern Russia but nobody else was killed or injured, RIA news agency said. Police asked her to stop and present her documents, but when she refused to obey they saw she was carrying a homemade explosive device. They fired a warning shot and she detonated the device, Interfax news agency reported. Continue...

    the Guardian
  • Chechnya uses televised shamings to stop dissent

    Authoritarian leader Ramzan Kadyrov forces citizens who complain to retract what they said on TV.

    BBC News
  • Chechnya's Leader Is Back On Instagram And He's Already Being Weird As Shit

    Ramzan Kadryov was blocked from the service earlier this year. His first post back is a poem to his gun. View Entire Post ›

    BuzzFeed News
  • Moment suicide bomber ignores police warning shots and blows herself up in Chechnya

    WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Karina Spiridonova is seen in black and wearing a hijab walking alone towards armed officers in Chechnya even as they fired warning shots.

    Mail Online