» 08/18/2010, 00.00
Chechnya: door-to-door sermons for restaurant owners who do not close for Ramadan
Muslim religious authorities set up a special commission to visit cafés and eateries to lecture on the importance of respecting Islamic principles, and close down during the day on Ramadan. Experts and observers discuss the initiative; some groups with special needs are not required to fast.
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21/10/2009 RUSSIA – CHECHNYA – EU
Chechen “culture centres” in Europe, a mask for fundamentalism and dictatorship
Summary executions of Chechen human rights activists or opponents to the Kadyrov regime push Chechen refugees to warn European governments. Chechen president praises Sharia, requires women wear the veil and limits the sale of alcoholic beverages.
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On Rohingya, Kadyrov draws battle lines against Putin
The Chechen president counters Russian positions on the Islamic minority in Myanmar. Muslims protest in Moscow, while there is a law on unauthorized demonstrations. One million Muslims in Grozny.
The trail of Anna Politkovskaja's murder leads to pro-Putin Chechens
The slain journalist had clear evidence that pro-Moscow Chechen leaders were involved in criminal acts. A saddened world wants the affair investigated whilst the Kremlin is silent.
17/05/2010 UKRAINE – RUSSIA
Medvedev’s visit in Kyiv casts a Russian (and Chechen) shadow over the Ukraine
Russia’s president makes his first official visit to Ukraine for the inauguration of the new pro-Russian Yanukovich administration. Ukraine’s opposition parties slam the presence of Chechen President Kadyrov in the Russian delegation. The visit marks new bilateral relations, with talks on energy taking centre stage.
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