Akhmat-Haji Kadyrov Regional Fund to build mosque in Sevastopol

Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov said that the Akhmat-Haji Kadyrov Regional Fund will reconstruct a mosque and build a new one in Sevastopol, RIA Novosti reports.

Aymani Nesiyevna, president of the Fund, approved the construction. 

Chechen leader says Russia is Islamic world’s best friend

The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that during today’s press conference Russian President Vladimir Putin proved that Russia is the Islamic world’s best friend, ITAR-TASS reports.

Motorized infantry drills held in Chechnya’s Shalinsky District

Motorized infantry has started drills in the Shalinsky District of Chechnya under supervision of Commander of the 58th Army Major-General Andrey Gurulev today, Yuga.ru reports.

The drills were organized within the framework of an unscheduled inspection of the Southern Military District. Over 500 people and over 100 vehicles were mobilized. They will train tactics to neutralize illegal armed formations in a local conflict.

Chechen fraudster receives loan worth 89 million rubles

A 57-year-old Chechen used forged documents to receive a loan worth 89 million rubles from a bank, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports.

He was put on the federal wanted list in May 2013. The court sentenced him to 6 years of jail. Hiding from the police, the man hired a plastic surgeon to change his appearance.

The fraudster was detained at the center of Moscow. The police found a false passport.


Chechnya, Russia, 1996. A Chechen fighter watching separatist president Dzhokhar Dudayev on television, the day after the leader was killed by a Russian missile. Photo by Thomas Dworzak.

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Chechnya preparing for the Day of Peace

Chechnya is preparing to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the abolition of the anti-terrorist operation in the republic on April 16. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov ordered the creation of an organizing committee to prepare for the celebrations and has already approved a plan for their implementation.

Mohammed Daudov, the head of the presidential and governmental administration in Chechnya, was appointed the head of the organizing committee. 

It is planned to hold a a festive gathering and a concert in Grozny on April 16, the Day of Peace.

New thermal power station to be built in Grozny

A new thermal power station is going to be built in the Chechen capital Grozny. The corresponding decision has been made by the Gazprom Energy Holding Ltd., owned by Russia’s gas-producing monopoly Gazprom.

The station is expected to have a capacity of 380-400 megawatts.

Chechen administration named best in Russia

The Russian Presidential Directorate for Interior Policy has named the Chechen Head Ramzan Kadyrov and government’s administration best in the country, according to Kadyrov’s message on Instagaram.
He noted that Head of the Administration Magomed Daudov was ordered to maintain cooperation between with federal departments and agencies. Kadyrov noted that it was a well-deserved rating and congratulated Daudov on his work.

Murderer of Chechen arbitrary judge sentenced

Brothers Isa Geroyev, aged 30, and Khamzat Geroyev, aged 28, have been sentenced for murder of Chechen arbitrary judge Adam Agakhajiyev and businessman Isa Atayev, RIA Novosti reports.
Their bodies were found in a ditch near the Vladikavkaz-Pyatigorsk road in October 2013. Investigators say that the murder was committed to steal the Toyota Camry the two victims drove to the Kavkaz Café.
The murderers stole property worth a total of over 1,575,000 rubles. Isa Geroyev got 24 years in jail and a fine of 50,000 rubles, Khamzat Geroyev was sentenced to 20 years and fined with 30,000 rubles.

Chechnya improves image

Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov said that the times when illegal armed formations were associated with Chechnya came to an end, ITAR-TASS reports.
According to Kadyrov, the terrorists could not find a new leader after the death of Doku Umarov. He thanked the Chechen people for their efforts in fighting terrorism and the Wahhabi movement. Relatives of Umarov in Turkey organized reception of condolences.
Kadyrov noted that companies from dozens of countries wanted to cooperate with Chechnya.
FSB Chief Alexander Bortnikov said yesterday that Doku Umarov, head of the Caucasus Emirate organization, had been neutralized in Q1 2014.

Birth rate exceeds death rate five-fold in Chechnya

The baby death rate in Chechnya dropped by 25% last year. The birth rate in the republic exceeds death rate five-fold, ITAR-TASS reports.

Taisia Irbaiyeva, chief pediatrician of the Chechen Healthcare Ministry, said that progress in reducing baby death rate had been achieved via a republican program. 206 babies were saved.

The number of babies born exceeded the death rate 4.9-fold, as of March 1, 2014. The population of Chechnya totaled 1.34 million on January 1 and increased by 21,800 (1.6%), compared with the same period the previous year.

The death rate dropped by 11% in Chechnya in January-February 2014, compared with the same period in 2013. 1,131 people died in January-February 2014, 1,270 in January-February 2013.

4 Servicemen Killed by Bomb in Russia’s Chechnya

Four servicemen in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya have been killed after the armored infantry vehicle in which they were traveling hit a hidden explosive device.

The Interior Ministry said another seven troops were injured in the incident, which took place Thursday during a reconnaissance operation near the village of Yandi, some 40 kilometers (25 miles) outside the Chechen capital, Grozny.

Police gave no indication of who they believe set the bomb. An investigation is ongoing.