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New Report On Alleged Extrajudicial Executions In Chechnya.

New Report On Alleged Extrajudicial Executions In Chechnya.

The Moscow-based Novaya gazeta newspaper on February 15 published official documents it says prove that many of the people allegedly killed in extrajudicial executions in Chechnya in 2017 had been detained by local police.

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Kadyrov Says Six Armed Militants Killed In Chechnya.

Kadyrov Says Six Armed Militants Killed In Chechnya.

Ramzan Kadyrov, Kremlin-backed leader of Russia's North Caucasus region of Chechnya, says regional security forces and police have killed six armed militants led by Aslan Byutukayev in a special operation.

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Chechen Leader Wages War On American Superheroes

Chechen Leader Wages War On American Superheroes

Chechnya's authoritarian leader Ramzan Kadyrov has ordered images of American comic superheroes at children’s centers and playgrounds to be replaced with “real heroes” of the North Caucasus republic.

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