Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov defended the right to host a mixed martial arts competition for children, accusing the head of the sport’s Russian association of “violating ethics” with his criticism.
The series of bouts were part of a tournament in Chechnya, attended by Kadyrov earlier this week. Kadyrov posted a clip of his own 10-year-old son’s fight, which he boasted lasted only 14 seconds, ending in a knockout victory for Akhmad Kadyrov.
Ramzan Kadyrov had eight-year-olds stepping into the octagon on live TV.
Murdered Chechen rights activist Natalia Estemirova did nothing for the Chechen people, the republic's strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov said on Thursday.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov squared off with republic’s Sports Minister Salambek Ismailov in a boxing sparring due to latter’s unsatisfactory work, the head of the republic wrote in his Instagram account.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov is not known for his comedic skills, but one aide thinks more people should appreciate his wicked sense of humor, Russian radio RSN has reported. Since heading the region of Chechnya in 2007, Kadyrov ha...