Ramzan Kadyrov is known as Putin’s attacking dog

Chechen leader was only 27 years old when he inherited the power from his father, Ahmad Kadyrov, who was killed in a bombing in 2004. “He would never have gotten the job if he had not had the father he had,” says Maria Löfgren, Swedish ’s . .

Training videos on social media

Ramzan Kadyrov shares his everyday life with martial arts and family on social media, but he also uses his platforms to communicate his policies. He recently posted a in which he addressed President directly. Kadyrov says he is on the Ukrainian front and asks Putin for permission to “by all means” enter Ukraine with his troops and “end the war in a few days.” There is no confirmation that Ramzan Kadyrov was indeed .

Kadyrov: There are no LGBTQ people in Chechnya

Ramzan Kadyrov is accused of violating rights. “There are no LGBTQ people in Chechnya,” is Ramzan Kadyrov’s line. To understand that, you have to go back a couple of years. What happened during his in power is that the space for human rights has gradually diminished, “says Maria Persson Löfgren.

Ramzan Kadyrov’s own militia, the Kadyrovts, are accused of kidnapping and torturing people.

Sound from: Politico, Brut, Vox and “Last Week Tonight” from May 2016.

Participants: Maria Persson LöfgrenRussia correspondent

Host: Marcus Nilsson

Reporter: Marina Nilsson Malmström

Producer: Julia Juhlin Karlsson and Dennis Jörnmark

Footnote: Ramzan Kadyrov was previously appointed President of Chechnya, a post now known as the leader of the Chechen Republic.





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