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Chechnya opens terror inquiry into gay men forcibly returned from Moscow
Aide to republic’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov claims men confessed to helping illegal armed group

Theo Merz in Moscow

08, Feb, 2021 @10:46 AM

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Letter: John le Carré and Chechnya
Robert Chenciner writes: I was delighted to help and intrigued when he “borrowed” my home in Shepherd Market, central London, as the fictional safe house

Robert Chenciner

10, Jan, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Hundreds attend funeral of Samuel Paty's attacker in Chechnya
Body of Abdullakh Anzorov, who decapitated French teacher, was repatriated last week

Andrew Roth in Moscow

07, Dec, 2020 @3:47 PM

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Russia moves to expel American human rights activist
Vanessa Kogan, director of the Justice Initiative project, says migration officials have revoked her residency permit

Andrew Roth in Moscow

03, Dec, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'They find you and shoot you': Chechens in fear after third Kadyrov critic killed
Chechens who sought safety in EU countries say ‘everyone is scared’ after shooting in Vienna

Shaun Walker Central and east Europe correspondent

08, Jul, 2020 @4:00 AM

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The week in TV: Homemade; Welcome to Chechnya: The Gay Purge; The Sinner and more
Netflix’s shorts by directors in lockdown was a mostly lucky dip while Storyville exposed the horrors of gay persecution in Chechnya

Barbara Ellen

05, Jul, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Welcome to Chechnya: the harrowing film about the regime's gay purge
Film-maker David France posed as a tourist to expose the brutal, state-sanctioned persecution of the region’s LGBT community – and tell the nail-biting story of the activists helping them to escape

Alex Needham

23, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Ramzan Kadyrov appears in public after Covid-19 illness reports
Chechen strongman did not confirm hospitalisation but appeared to have cannula in arm

Andrew Roth in Moscow

27, May, 2020 @6:55 PM

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Kadyrov is a despot, not a strongman | Brief letters
Brief letters: Ramzan Kadyrov | Pheasant pair | Stocking rhyme | Useless, cruel government | David Cameron | Wetherspoon’s


25, May, 2020 @5:04 PM

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Ramzan Kadyrov not seen publicly since reports he has coronavirus
‘Irreplaceable’ Chechen leader not seen in public for 24 hours but Russian media says he is in Moscow hospital

Andrew Roth in Moscow

22, May, 2020 @4:11 PM

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Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov 'hospitalised with suspected Covid-19'
Putin ally reportedly flown to Moscow for treatment, Russian state news agencies report

Andrew Roth in Moscow

21, May, 2020 @9:27 PM

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Kremlin urged to protect Russian journalist after alleged threats by Chechen leader
Rights activists raise fears over Ramzan Kadyrov’s Instagram response to critical report on coronavirus crackdown

Andrew Roth in Moscow

21, Apr, 2020 @4:25 PM

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