Vladimir Putin and Ramzan Kadyrov on 9 may 2004 Photo: AP
The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov during a meeting in Grozny with a group of Chechens from Jordan told them about his conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin after the death of his father, the first President of Chechnya, Akhmad Kadyrov. The story about the meeting with the descendants of Chechen migrants were aired chgtrk “Grozny”.
According to Kadyrov, at a meeting with Putin was also attended by 12 of the Chechens. “They all know what I said to the Sultan (President of Russia — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), “—said the head of Chechnya. He stated that his position was to end the war in the Republic. Kadyrov added that he was ready to “be with Russia”, if they would give him to rebuild Chechnya, and not against the Muslim faith. “With this arrangement then I went to work,” he said.
The dispute between the residents of Dagestan Kadyrov began with its interview to Agency “Chechnya today”. During the conversation, the Chechen leader raised the topic of the invasion of Dagestan in 1999 and stated on the deliberate destruction of Chechens in the XIX century by order of Imam Shamil. Dagestanis believe that if what happened to leave it unattended, it will humiliate the inhabitants of the Republic and their ancestors.
During the first Chechen campaign in 1994-1996, Akhmad Kadyrov held the post of mufti of the unrecognized Republic of Ichkeria. He supported the leader of the Chechen separatists Aslan Maskhadov and the Chechens called for Jihad — Holy war against infidels. During the second Chechen war, Kadyrov played a key role in the peaceful transfer of most of the villages and cities of Chechnya under the control of Federal forces.
Elder Kadyrov was killed in an explosion at the Dynamo stadium in Grozny. Responsibility for the attack took over one of the rebel leaders Shamil Basayev. 10 may 2004 the President of Russia Vladimir Putin posthumously awarded the Akhmad Kadyrov the Hero of Russia.
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