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US slaps sanctions on strongman ruler of Russia's Chechnya

Ramzan Kadyrov, 43, has run Chechnya like his personal fiefdom, relying on his security forces to quash dissent. MOSCOW (AP) – The United States on Monday slapped sanctions on the regional strongman leader of Russia's republic of Chechnya over human rights violations including torture and extrajudicial killings.
Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/200720163427175.html

The United States accuses Ramzan Kadyrov of 'numerous gross violations of human rights dating back more than a decade'.
Source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/jul/20/us-slaps-strongman-ruler-of-russias-chechnya-with-/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

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