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Chechen leader awards his 15-year-old son Hero of Chechnya title

Friday, 6 October 2023, 22:04
Chechen leader awards his 15-year-old son Hero of Chechnya title
Adam Kadyrov (left) with his father Ramzan Kadyrov (right). Photo: Instagram

Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of the Chechen Republic, has awarded his 15-year-old son Adam with the title of the Hero of the Chechen Republic. [The Chechen Republic is a federal subject of the Russian Federation; the Ukrainian parliament has recognised it as the temporarily Russian-occupied territory of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria – ed.]

Source: Adam Delimhanov, member of the Russian State Duma and Kadyrov’s right hand, on Telegram; Radio Liberty

Quote from Delimhanov: "It is with great pleasure that I congratulate my DEAR NEPHEW [...] Adam Ramzanovych Kadyrov on being awarded the highest title of the Chechen Republic, Hero of the Chechen Republic."


Details: Delimhanov said Adam Kadyrov was an "example of an exceptionally well-educated, well-rounded and determined young person" and noted his achievements in mixed martial arts and shooting.

He posted a photo of himself and Adam Kadyrov against the backdrop of a mural with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Adam Delimhanov and Adam Kadyrov (right).
Photo: Delimhanov on Telegram

Radio Liberty reported that the Hero of the Chechen Republic is the highest state award in Chechnya. Decrees on its awarding are signed by the head of the republic, meaning that Ramzan Kadyrov awarded his minor son with the title. Ramzan Kadyrov was the first recipient of the title when he signed a decree awarding it to himself.


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