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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.
Open trial for defendants in Politkovskaya murder case
Tens of foreign and local journalists and ordinary Russian citizens want to follow the trial. The victim’s son, Ilya, complains the real culprits are not standing trial. Everyone suspects Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov, but he has never been interrogated for the case.
13/01/2005 RUSSIA CHECHNYA
Islam in school curriculum to fight terrorism
Russian Islamic University opens in Grozny, with Putin’s blessing
At the inauguration, Chechen President Kadyrov announces a future for the nation free of the influence of Wahhabi Islam and extremism. The university will offer cultural courses and Muslim doctrine along with Russian, Chechen and English as well as sociology, political science and philosophy.
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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