Alyona Mazurenko — Thursday, 17 March 2022, 17:51
Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov has announced that he is sending another 1,000 Chechens, led by his security bloc assistant Apty Alaudinov, to Ukraine.
Source: Kremlin-controlled Russian publications
Details: Kadyrov announced that he is sending another thousand Chechens, led by his security bloc assistant Apty Alaudinov, to the war in Ukraine.
The day before, Kadyrov told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he was ready to carry out any order.
Putin thanked Kadyrov and asked him to say ‘hello’ to the Russian forces in Ukraine.
Later, on 16 March, Kadyrov and Putin spoke on the telephone.
Previously: A few days ago Kadyrov lied about being in Ukrainian territory.
His fighters are making videos and have been saying for the last two weeks that they have almost reached Kyiv, although journalists revealed that some of the videos that they claim are of the Kyiv region were filmed in Belarus.
In intercepted phone calls Russian soldiers can be heard complaining that Kadyrov’s fighters are staying well back and finishing off wounded Russian soldiers.
In the evening of 26 February, it was reported that a subdivision considered elite in the Russian Federation – the 141st Special Motorised Regiment of the Russian National Guard named after Hero of Russia Akhmat-Khadzhi Kadyrov – had been destroyed near Hostomel. The regiment’s commander, General Magomed Tushayev, a relative of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, was killed by the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
On 1 March Ramzan Kadyrov was forced to admit to some of the losses of the Chechen "guard" in Ukraine.