Following two bloody wars between Russia and Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov was personally chosen by Vladimir Putin to run Chechnya, keep the peace and to root out militant Islam and the separatist movement. New Yorker contributor Joshua Yaffa tells Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins who Kadyrov is and what how his leadership has changed Chechnya and influenced Russia.
- By Joshua Yaffa: Is the ruler of Chechnya out of control?
- See Ramzan Kadyrov’s Instagram, which has 1.6 million followers
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