Russia ‘failed’ to protect hostages in 2004 Beslan school siege

It also said that officials knew an attack was imminent but did not act. In the siege, Chechen rebels took more than 1,000 hostages, mostly children, according to the BBC. It ended when Russian forces stormed the building, an operation with "serious

Spokesman of Chechnya’s Kadyrov wants Russian opposition leader prosecuted

Alvi Karimov, a spokesman for Chechen Republic head, said on March 14 that the February report by Ilya Yashin, deputy chairman of the Parnas party, on the situation in nya contained "blatant lies, insults, and unfounded accusations" against Kadyrov, Radio Liberty

Chechen president published video featuring Russian opposition leader in a sniper rifle scope

On Monday, Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov published on his Instagram a video featuring the Russian oppositioner, leader of the PARNAS party Mikhail Kasyanov, reports with reference to Russian Dozhd (Rain) TV channel. In comments to the video Kadyrov wrote: "Kasyanov

The Kremlin commented on Chechen leader’s words about “the enemies of the state” for the first time

Dmitry Peskov, the spokesman for the Russian president Vladimir Putin, proposed to read the statement of Chechnya’s head Ramzan Kadyrov closely and get a grasp of his words about the non-systemic opposition in Russia. The Kremlin has commented on the statement