Also by Pyotr Sevryuk
December 04, 2021
'Bathed In Light': Glowing Bio Of Strongman Kadyrov's Father Now Required Reading In Chechen Schools
The authorities in Chechnya have included a biography of strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov's assassinated father, A Path Bathed In Light, as required reading in the North Caucasus region's schools. It's part of what critics call an elaborate personality cult that lionizes Kadyrov and his family.
June 25, 2021
Amid Outrage Abroad, Chechen Strongman Kadyrov Lays The Groundwork For A Fourth Term
A hastily assembled world "congress" of Chechens has met to unanimously "demand" that Ramzan Kadyrov, who has ruled the region since 2007 despite numerous allegations of gross human rights violations, run for a fourth term as head of the Russian North Caucasus republic in September.