Tag: standoff between Chechnya and federal center

Putin and Kadyrov Have a Shared Interest in Avoiding a Break But May Not Be Able To

April 30, 2015

Staunton, April 30 – – Both Vladimir Putin and Ramzan Kadyrov have a deep interest in avoiding a complete break, the former because a new Chechen war would be “a moral catastrophe” that would undermine his myth and the latter because he would not survive without the enormous sums of money Moscow currently sends him, […]