Ramzan Kadyrov, the strongman leader of Chechnya, said Monday that he was in Ukraine alongside Russian forces who are leading an offensive in the country.
Kadyrov, who is accused by global NGOs of significant civils rights violations in the securely controled Caucasus republic, published a video on Telegram of himself in fatigue clothes examining plans around a table with soldiers in a space.
He claimed in a message that the video had been shot at Hostomel, an airfield near Kyiv recorded by Russian pressures in the very first days of their offensive.
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” The other day we were about 20 km from you Kyiv Nazis as well as currently we are even more detailed,” Kadyrov wrote.
He got in touch with Ukrainian forces to give up “or you will be completed.”
” We will certainly reveal you that Russian method instructs warfare far better than international theory and also the recommendations of military advisers,” he included.
Kadyrov, who rules Russia’s Chechnya Republic with an iron fist, is a former rebel transformed Kremlin ally with a paramilitary pressure at his command.
At the beginning of the Russian offensive, pictures flowed on social media networks revealing a square in the Chechen resources Grozny loaded with soldiers claiming to be on their method to Ukraine.
Kadyrov’s pressures are accused of numerous abuses in Chechnya.