Ramzan Kadyrov: brutal tyrant, How Pakistan's cricket superstar became 7 months ago   08:53

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Meet the Chechen leader allegedly torturing gay people.

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Ramzan Kadyrov is the leader of Chechnya. He is a Putin proxy that has been in charge of the Russian republic since 2007. Recent reports have alleged that Kadyrov is systematically identifying and persecuting homosexual Chechen citizens. Many have fled the country in fear and have given interviews detailing his plans to kidnap, torture, and kill gay people. Despite the dark revelations, Kadyrov has continued to maintain an upbeat profile on Instagram, where he is a prolific user. Post by post, Kadyrov has used the social media platform to carefully craft a public image that distracts from his sinister behavior. Online he tends to post pictures of animals, selfies with friends, sports clips, and glamorous footage of Grozny, the capital of Chechnya. On the other hand, he also features imagery that hints at the darker aspects of his leadership. Kadyrov has a personal militia, called the “Kadyrovtsy”, and in various posts they can be seen shooting guns, performing training exercises, and practicing combat tactics. In doing so, he implies a clear threat to anyone who chooses to cross the Chechen leader. Two other common subjects are his religious faith and Vladimir Putin. Kadyrov is a devout Muslim and he leverages his faith to promote a strict interpretation of Islam: one that limits the role of women and endorses cruel punishment. He is also a fervent supporter of Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia. By featuring Putin in his posts, Kadyrov makes his deference to the Russian leader explicit. That is because Putin helped bring Kadyrov to power and affirms the authority of his Chechen subordinate. As long as Kadyrov maintains stability in the North Caucasus, Putin will continue to protect Kadyrov. That being said, if anyone is going to hold Kadyrov responsible for the troubling accusations about gay persecution, it will be Vladimir Putin. The more the world takes notice, the more Putin will have to, as well.

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Comments 7746 Comments

Mr. mystery
Lgbt should not be allowed to adopt children at all. Just putting this out there.
Luke Work
If only Chechnya have oil.. The CIA can liberate Chechnya like Iraq..
Denis Cenov
Guess there are no drag queens in the schools over there..
Putin Vladimir
😎
julius kooijman
You didn’t put his instagram in the description
-Nxhn 5
Khmer rogue : _First time?_
damnn1989
You write Kadyrov with a D, but you pronounce it like Kafirov. Sell out!
Gabriel Mims
Hayti Chechnya!! Free The Caucasus!!!
Verbindungsfehle
There are no homosexuals in Chechnya.
There is no war in Ba Sing Se.
Jacob Seed
Good man
Aladdin Loves Jasmin
this guy is better than americas and saudi arabias al kaida and isis
Junaid Egale
Viva Ramzan 👏🏽🤝🏼
Abdulnur Ayoob
A good man will always be criticized by the media
Mosahid Ali
What would happen if the Orthodox Church was to impose biblical laws or the Laws of the Torah or the Quran ! Why is it one rule for one and a different rule for another ! Why should we adopt sharia law here? Why should another country take up our ideas ??its democracy by hypocarcy
OneGoal
“Th0Se WhO Do n0T ExIst”
Phil McCracken
Id drink with this dudebruh
Rufus Stevens
'No homosexuals in Chechnya'
Take one look at him and Putin together and tell me there isn't a mancrush happening.
Sajid TEG
Lol he has a strict interpretation of Islam but is ok with music lol
Logvas
Извинитесь.
usman ahmed
True leader
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How Pakistan's cricket superstar became Ramzan Kadyrov: brutal tyrant, 7 months ago   08:02

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Why the world is watching Imran Khan.
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Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister on August 18, but he is no ordinary politician. Before rising to power, he was a dashing cricket superstar. He lead the Pakistani cricket team to victory in the 1992 World Cup against England and became a global celebrity. He settled in England, where his popularity grew and where he was known as a bachelor.

He eventually resettled in Pakistan, where he shed his lady’s-man image and established the political career that lead him to become the head of Pakistan’s government. His strong anti-corruption message and opposition to the political dynasties that have ruled Pakistan for decades helped him ascend to power. But many have accused him of also getting help from Pakistan’s most powerful authority: the military. As Khan starts his tenure, we explore his rise to power and how Pakistan’s political climate might affect his term as prime minister.

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