Groznyavia (ZG, Grozny) is looking to take delivery of its first SSJ 100-95 from Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (Moscow Zhukovsky) before year end Russia’s Aviation Explorer reports. At the MAKS Aviation Salon held in August, Chechen Deputy Transport Minister Alvi Shakhgiriyev told reporters that the Chechen government had placed an order for seven of the passenger jets and one SSJ 100 VIP model with delivery scheduled for early 2014 onwards. The Chechen carrier operates four Yak-42s on flights from Grozny to Makhachkala and Moscow Vnukovo.
Chechnya has founded the Chechen Insurance Company with Alkhozur Tsakayev, an advisor of the Chechen Minister for Finances Usman Rassukhanov, being its Director General, the Chechen government reports.
The company will boost the taxing potential and create 125 new jobs.
Chechnya has offices of 24 insurance companies headquartered in other regions, mainly in Moscow. Payments in Chechnya are 2-3 times lower than insurance payments in other Russian regions. The Chechen Insurance Company has a charter capital of 150 million rubles.
Today attendees of the forum are discussing the cooperation between the two nations and its future. The session is expected to be attended by Chechen parliamentary speaker Dukuvakha Abdurakhmanov, Azebaijan’s deputy minister of sports Itigam Babayev and other officials.
Two airborne bombs lying underground since 1995 and discovered in Chechnya on November 18 have been destroyed, Yuga.ru reports.
One of them weighed 500kg. It was found 5km away from Aslanbek-Sheripovo (Shatoysky District). The other weighed 250kg and was found at a quarry 3km away from Yarysh-Mardy (Groznensky District).
The bombs were destroyed by sappers of the 495th rescue group of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said that Asu Dudurkayev, head of the Chechen Directorate of the Federal Migration Service, has been fired.
Kadyrov explained in Instagram that there were many complaints about rudeness, slowness and bribe demands of the directorate’s staff. Moreover, Dudurkayev’s daughter is fighting in the ranks of Wahhabis and bandits in Syria, he said.
Two young people born in 1985 and 1990 have been detained as the ones who attacked a police car in 2011, RIA Novosti reports.
According to investigators, the young people opened fire at three police officers from the Oryol Region in the Zavodskoy District of Grozny on August 16, 2011. Two officers were wounded and one died in the attack.
The detained suspects have already admitted guilt.
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Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov’s second daughter, Khadizhat, has become a hafiz, a person who fully memorized the Holy Quran, the Chechen government reports.
Ramzan Kadyrov said that Khadizhat, granddaughter of Chechen President and Hero of Russia Akhmat-Haji Kadyrov, had A-marks at school and was writing verses. He thanked and congratulated his mother for bringing up Khadizhat.
Kadyrov’s older daughter Ayshat had learned the Quran in two years. Ramzan Kadyrov’s nephew Khamzat had become a hafiz earlier. He is currently supervising a hafiz school in Tsentaroy named after Zelimkhan Kadyrov.