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Germany Fears Islamists Among Wave of Chechen Migrants

Migrants from the Russian region of Chechnya have increased dramatically in June and German security services worry that Islamists may be among them. The number of Chechen asylum seekers entering Germany is on the rise and according to officials in Hamburg

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Chechen Speaker Threatens to Arm Mexico if US Sends Weapons to Ukraine

Chechen Parliament Speaker Dukvakha Abdurakhmanov warned that Russia would supply arms to Mexico if America sends weapons to Ukraine.Chechen Parliament Speaker Dukvakha Abdurakhmanov warned that Russia would supply arms to Mexico if America sends weapons to Ukraine.

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Radical Chechen President Becoming Ticking Time Bomb for Putin

Analysts following what appears to be a developing political crisis in Russia suspect the growing tensions engulfing the Kremlin may be a product of the workings of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov, once a loyal ally to President Vladimir Putin.

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Boris Nemtsov Murder Suspect Shows Signs of Torture

Russian media went into a frenzy when former Chechen policeman Zaur Dadayev confessed to the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, but now Dadayev claims authorities forced him to confess and tortured him in the process.

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Putin Awards Murder Suspect, Leader Who Praised Death of Opposition Member

Russian President Vladimir Putin claims he was not involved in the deaths of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko and opposition leader Boris Nemstov. However, in the span of two days, he bestowed special honors on the prime suspect in Litvinenko’s death, Andrei Lugovoi, and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who praised Nemtsov’s murderer.

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Over 800,000 Attend Anti-Charlie Hebdo Protest in Chechnya

800,000 people attended a rally in the Russian region of Chechnya to condemn the Mohammed cartoons published in France’s Charlie Hebdo magazine. President Ramzan Kadyrov attended, delivering an anti-West, pro-Islamic speech.