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On September 13, Libyan Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq will travel to Russia to make preparations for peace talks in Libya, a source told Kommersant. The source clarified that Maiteeq’s trip will begin with a visit to Grozny, after which the Libyan guest will be received in Moscow, Russia’s RBC news agency reports.
In the Chechen capital, Maiteeq will hold talks with Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen republic, and Lev Dengov, head of the Russian contact group on Libya. Dengov confirmed …
During an Instagram video broadcast, which was later uploaded to YouTube , the head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, said he is ready to oppose Russia if the country’s authorities support the current government of Myanmar, which oppresses Muslims.
“Even if Russia supports those Shaitans who commit crimes, I am against Russia’s position. I have my own vision, my position,” he stressed.
Kadyrov said that it has been suggested to him many times to send troops to Myanmar, but he cannot …
The charity organization Rainbow Railroad helped 35 representatives of the LGBT community in Chechnya come to Canada, and 31 of them have received asylum, CBC News reported.
“We are working on a program with the Canadian government which will make it possible for persecuted LGBT Chechens to enter the country,” Rainbow Railroad executive director Kimahli Powell told CBC News in an interview.
According to him, the charity organization has already helped 140 members of the LGBT community from …
Germany and four other EU countries called on Moscow to protect the LGBT community in Chechnya. In a letter addressed to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and his colleagues from France, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Sweden expressed deep concern over the reports of international organizations about the situation in the Caucasian republic, AFP agency reported on Wednesday.
"We urge the Russian government to investigate horrendous accusations …
A new battalion of military police from Chechnya has been sent to Syria to replace Chechen servicemen who have returned from the Middle East. This was stated by Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic, in an interview on the RT television channel.
According to him, servicemen who already have experience in counter-terrorist activities are sent to Syria. The Chechen soldiers will be sent to Syria on a rotational basis. “The battalions will replace each other every two to three months,” he …
At a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov denied Russian media reports about the detention and killing of residents of the Republic suspected of homosexuality.
"I want to report to you that those provocative articles regarding the Chechen Republic, about the events that we are having; allegedly there are detentions, gentlemen – ‘good people’ write that we have detentions in the republic. Even talking about it is uncomfortable. Allegedly, …
TASS news agency reported that the Chechen military police have returned home from Syria. The battalion was in Aleppo for three months, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.
"You carried out the protection of military facilities, ensured the safety of the peaceful population of Syria during humanitarian actions, supported public order in the streets and squares of Aleppo," the Head of the republic said at a rally in honor of the soldiers' return, and added that the Chechen military successfully …
Chechen soldiers sent to Aleppo must "make contact" with the population of Syria, said the head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, during TV program "Pravda Gurnova" (“Gurnov’s Truth”) on Russia's NTV TV channel.
"They not only have the theory, but also the experience. They know how to identify, know how to find a common language with the people. Based on this, they were chosen in keeping with the work that has been carried out,” he said.
According to him, before they to go to Syria, …
A Russian officer-defector stated that the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation sent its spies to Europe disguised as migrants, Die Welt reported.
“We managed to deploy spies disguised as migrants to Europe. The results were reported to the President and he approved them,” the former high-level FSB officer known only as “Igor” said in a documentary named Putin’s Cold War, which broadcasted on ZDF German TV Channel.
The defector was a former Russian Colonel and served as the head …
In Grozny, on New Year's eve, anti-alcohol raids were conducted in cafes and restaurants. The security forces detained all who drank alcohol, Grozny residents told the Caucasian Knot news website.
"On the eve of January 1st, my friends and I were in a cafe in Grozny, gathered to celebrate the holiday. Suddenly the police stormed in and they detained three men, who were sitting at a table next to us and were drinking alcohol. Fortunately, we did not have any alcohol, otherwise, we would have to …