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The Deputy of the Parliament of the Chechen Republic Magomed Khanbiev live in his Instagram account, said that when he was defense Minister of the unrecognized Ichkeria never had contact with the Russian military and still doesn’t like them. The broadcast is available on YouTube.
“I am the son of Ichkeria!” — announced the politician. He also criticized supporters of Ichkeria, stressing that they do not have the moral right to turn to him.
Hanbiev, now the Deputy of the Chechen Parliament from the faction “United Russia” in the 1990s, he commanded the National guard of Ichkeria and occupied the post of defense Minister of the unrecognized Republic. He supported the idea of an independent secular Chechnya and opposed the proliferation of Ichkeria religious extremism, engaging in open conflict with Shamil Basayev and the leaders of the Wahhabis. In March 2004, laid down their arms and surrendered to the authorities.
On the website of the national Parliament information about the events of this period of the biography hanbiev no: it says that in the 1980s he was the wrestling coach and served in group of Soviet forces in Germany, and from 1994 to 2005 “held various positions”.
Video, photo All from Russia.