Chechen leader to prevent under-aged marriages in republic
Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov said at a meeting with Mufti Salah Mejoyev that clerics should be more active in preventing marriages of under-aged people in the republic, RIA Novosti reports.
Kadyrov noted that such marriages had a negative impact on children. He reminded that clerics had eradicated the tradition of bride-kidnapping.
Kadyrov named most popular regional leader of Russia
Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov was named the most popular regional leader of Russia in July 2014, according to Internet searches on Yandex. Kadyrov’s name was searched 153,324 times a month. Analysts say that his rating is a result of unusual and extravagant decisions, Yuga.ru reports.
Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin is the second in the list of top 82 regional leaders (36,918 searches), Governor of the Samara Oblast Nikolai Merkushin is the third (32,578).
Edilov named Chechen minister for property and family relations
Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov has replaced Magomed Askhabov with Roman Edilov (ex-head of the Kurchaloyevsky District) as the minister for property and land relations. According to Chechen Prime Minister Abubakar Edelgeriyev, Askhabov was not committed to principles and was too slow in resolving problems of investment attractiveness, Kadyrov said on Instagram.
Confectioner charged with mass poisoning in Grozny
A confectioner has been charged with mass poisoning in the Chechen capital of Grozny. According to Interfax-South, the person charged with the crime has sold low-quality sweets, with which over 30 kindergarten children have been poisoned.
Instant and Eternity Exhibition opens in Chechnya
The Instant and Eternity Exhibition of art and graphics has opened at the A.A. Kadyrov Glory Memorial Complex today, dedicated to the 63rd anniversary of Akhmat-Haji Kadyrov. Cultural figures, writers and journalists are attending the exhibition, Chechenskaya Respublika Segodnya reports.
About 100 Chechen works in genres ranging from realism to abstract are presented at the Glory Memorial Complex. Young graduates of the Art Graphic Faculty of the Chechen State Pedagogical Institute, whose paintings have already been demonstrated in Sweden, Germany, China and France, can be seen at the exhibition.
Archeological exploration of Chechnya’s Alkhan-Kalinsky site resumed
The archeological exploration of Chechnya’s Alkhan-Kalinsky site has resumed, the head of the Archeological Studies Centre of the republic’s Academy of Sciences, Khamid Mamayev, says.
The site was once a centre of medieval settlement.
Chechen leader met local clerics
Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov met with authorities of the Chechen Muslim Administration, notable religious figures, imams of districts and residential areas at the Akhmat-Haji Kadyrov Mosque.
They discussed realization of the concept for the spiritual and ethical upbringing of children and youth, ways to improve the influence of clerics. Kadyrov noted that the republic had all the necessary conditions to protect religious rights. He emphasized that there were no radical religious organizations in the republic.
Salah Mezhiyev, the head of the Chechen Muslim Administration, thanked Kadyrov for preserving true Islamic values and awarded him with the Holy Quran and a letter of gratitude.
New portion of humanitarian aid arrives in Luhansk from Chechnya
Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov said that another portion of humanitarian aid provided by the Hero of Russia Akhmat-Haji Kadyrov Regional Public Fund has arrived in Luhansk, ITAR-TASS reports.
The shipment includes medication to treat injured people.
The first portion of humanitarian aid arrived in the south-eastern part of Ukraine last week. 65 generators with an output of 50-60KW, medication, bandages, instruments and other equipment have been delivered.