Ramzan Kadyrov is the leader of Chechnya, Russia. He is the son of former Chechen president, the late Akhmad Kadyrov. Ramzan Kadyrov rebuilt the Chechen Republic after the war. He is a member of the Advisory Commission of the Russian State Council.
Washington has added the head of the Russian southern republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, to its sanctions blacklist, accusing him of “numerous” human rights violations. Restrictions were also imposed against his family.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has accused foreign intelligence agencies of killing Chechen bloggers who moved to Europe and criticized the Republic’s government, and he has warned others against getting involved.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov broke the news of the passing of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and trainer Abdulmanap on Friday from Covid-19 by honoring his “raising a worthy generation”.
Ramzan Kadyrov has expressed support for a group of Chechens involved in violent clashes in France earlier this month, insisting they were simply standing up for a fellow countryman when local police failed to help.