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The FSB appealed to the head of Dagestan Vladimir Vasilyev with a request to assess the risks of worsening relations between his Republic and Chechnya after the statements of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov about the role of Imam Shamil in the history of the Chechen people. A relevant story appeared on the state Republican broadcaster “Dagestan”, the recording is available on the page of the YouTube channel.
As noted in the story, the question of the future relations between the republics Vasilyev asked one of the graduates of a military Academy, arrived in Dagestan for duty and received an invitation to meet with the head of the region.
In response Vasiliev said that there was no soil to destabilize the situation there, and urged to look at what is happening “calm, balanced”. “I am convinced that the people of Dagestan wise and the least wise of the Chechen people will find a solution,” he said.
As notes the edition “Novoye Delo”, in the same meeting Vasilyev said that “all the serious threats that were in the North Caucasus, which was in the Chechen Republic, which we had” in the past, and now the main goal of the leadership of both republics to solve the tasks posed by the President in the interests of citizens.
As writes the edition, this question of the officer none of the TV channels did not show, therefore, it remains unclear why local conflict of interest to the FSB. “Accordingly, we have to admit the fact of concern to the FSB situation in Dagestan, which is expressed in the public space, at an official meeting,” — said the “New business”.
In addition, clarifies the issue, from the statement Vasilyeva, we can conclude that, first, a solution to resolve this situation are still missing, and secondly that the Dagestani authorities intend to move away from the old aggressive methods of problem solving.
On 7 August, the Agency “Chechnya today” has published an interview with Kadyrov in which he stated about the responsibility of Imam Shamil during the decline of the Chechen people and accused him of terror against Chechnya and its people. His words caused a public outcry: they responded mufti of Dagestan, and also known to the natives of this Republic, including the champion of UFC Habib Nurmagomedov. Were later published a video showing Kadyrov, speaking to the Dagestani public figures via video, explains that it never said and that his words were misinterpreted by journalists.
Shamil was the third Imam of Dagestan from 1834 to 1859. In 1840, he decided to merge Western mountaineers of Dagestan and Chechnya and to become the Imam of Chechnya. From 1840 and fought with the Royal army until he was captured in 1859-m during the capture of the village Gunib in Daghestan. Shamil is the national hero of the peoples of the North Caucasus.
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