Kadyrov Calls Opposition ‘Traitors’ To Be Arrested; Krasnoyarsk Deputy Denounces Him, Then Apologizes

January 15, 2016
A clip of Konstantin Senchenko, city council member from Krasnodar, making apology to Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, which Kadyrov posted on his Instagram with the comment "I accept ))))".

A major topic of Russian social media in recent days has been the high-profile attack by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov on the liberal opposition of Russia; a denunciation of Kadyrov by a politician in Krasnoyarsk Territory; and then his very public apology and Kadyrov’s gloating over it.

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