Chechen Leader Kadyrov Meets with Putin, Sechin, Calls Reports of Gay Persecution ‘Provocation’; Putin Doesn’t Pursue

April 19, 2017
President Vladimir Putin receives Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov at the Kremlin, April 19, 2017. Photo by

Update: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov met with President Vladimir Putin today in the Kremlin, and denied reports of persecution of gays as “provocations”. Putin did not follow up.

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