Tag: Kadyrov’s threats against Russian opposition

Opposition Activist Yashin to Release Report on Kadyrov’s 30,000-Strong ‘Personal Army’

February 22, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: An opposition report based on both open sources and the testimony of sources who fear revealing their names details the alarming growth of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov’s “personal army” to 30,000 men and the atmosphere of intimidation that reigns in the republic. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely […]

Kasyanov Files Complaint About Kadyrov to FSB; Kadyrov Says ‘Too Early’ To Think About Re-Election

February 3, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov continues to dominate the headlines as the stories of his threats against the Russian opposition and the impending end of his term continue to reverberate. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. […]

Kadyrov Threatens Opposition Figures Kasyanov and Kara-Murza, Jr. with Video Through a Sniper’s Scope

February 1, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who has been issuing threats against the Russian opposition for weeks, sent his most ominous message to date with a post of a video clip today on Instagram showing opposition figures through a sniper’s scope. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments […]

Mitrokhin, Former Yabloko Leader, Detained at Presidential Administration for Kadyrov Protest

January 26, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Sergei Mitrokhin, former leader of the opposition Yabloko party, was detained at the presidential administration as he was taking part in a series of solo pickets demanding the dismissal of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian […]

A Million Rally in Support of Chechen Leader Kadyrov, Protesting Against Russian Opposition and West

January 22, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: About a million people rallied in Grozny in support of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, calling the Russian opposition “traitors.” Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Recent Translations: –The Non-Hybrid War […]