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Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov on its YouTube channel published a video archive with the participation of the first President of Chechnya, Akhmad Kadyrov. On record, Dating from 1996, it shows their attitude to Christians and unbelievers.
During a speech before the residents of Dagestan Kadyrov, who was then a post of the mufti of Chechnya, calls Christians and non-believers “dogs of God”. “These Christians, non-believers — they are all dogs of Allah. But today, when the enemy, the aggressor, the invader came here, I invite Muslims all over Russia and you too, Dagestanis you to tell the truth as it is,” he says. The performance took place in January, shortly before the end of the First Chechen war, a few months before the conclusion of the Khasavyurt agreements.
Interviewed by the “Caucasian knot” experts regarded the position of Kadyrov as a radical. In particular, senior researcher at the Center for Caucasus and regional security MGIMO Akhmet yarlykapov sure that the majority of Muslims do not share this view and stressed that Islam is a religion largely based on the opinion of Muftis. “And a small part of the Muslims really think of Christians, renegades, yielding to the influence of the preacher,” admitted he.
The same opinion is shared by political analyst Alexei Malashenko. “In the Koran there is not one insults the followers of other religions, and on Christian characters,” — he recalled.
Abdurakhmanov was in favour of Chechen independence and separation from Russia. Abdurakhmanov and others leave the country supporters of Ichkeria called euroacciai.
Earlier, blogger has repeatedly criticized Kadyrov-senior. For example, in February, he argued with Minister of Chechnya on national policy, external relations, press and information Dzhambulat Umarov. Answering questions Abdurakhmanov on the attack of militants in Budennovsk in 1995, the Minister remembered the calls of Kadyrov senior to Jihad.
Video, photo All from Russia.