Contents tagged with Grozny

  • Russian politician: Chechnya and Ingushetia on brink of war

    The conflict between the Russian republics of Ingushetia and Chechnya, which arose due to the establishment of administrative borders between the regions, could escalate into a war, but the Russian government is turning a blind eye to the situation, said Leonid Gozman, president of the Union of Right Forces political movement, in a blog on the Echo of Moscow radio station.

    According to Gozman, thousands of people have amassed in Magas, the capital of Ingushetia, to protest against the handing …

  • Siemens to supply turbines to Russia for construction of power plant in Chechnya

    Gazprom will acquire two Siemens gas turbines for the thermal power plant (TPP) in Grozny, RBC news agency reports with reference to Gazprom’s statement. According to RBC, on March 16, the meeting between the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller and Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser was held in St. Petersburg, where the heads of the companies discussed father cooperation. "The parties, in particular, focused their discussion on the supply of equipment for the Grozny TPP. According to the signed contract, …

  • Reports Allege That Chechen People Are Forced To Display Support for Kadyrov

    There have been reports from the Russian Republic of Chechnya that government officials, teachers and students throughout the territory are being compelled to show support for the Chairman of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov.

    The Russian online edition Znak reported that the employees of the Ministry of National Policy, External Relations, Press and Information of Chechnya and its subordinate offices there were ordered to attend a flash mob on Thursday and rally in Grozny, the Chechen …