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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Sands believed Kadyrov: the persecution of gays in Chechnya — slander

Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the information “New newspaper” about the persecution and murder of homosexuals in Chechnya does not confirm, and the head of Chechnya, Razman Kadyrov believes this information is slander.

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

According to Peskov, the Kremlin “is not known yet that this data is in some degree confirmed. Yesterday’s conversation with the President, the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov again said that, in the opinion of management of the Republic, these reports are a distortion of reality, is slander”.

In addition, Peskov said that, according to Kadyrov, “public opinion in the Republic to that libel applies irreconcilable, does not accept this slander,” and “leadership, of course, are fighting and will fight with defamation in accordance with the law”.

The history of the Chechen homosexuals, published by the “New” Sand is considered to be “phantom” as their stories were impersonal, and official protection, they, according to him, is not addressed. Against this background, Sands considers it wrong not to trust the words of Kadyrov libel allegedly distributed to “New”.

Note that the newspaper pointed to the fact that the UK does not perceive its publication as required by law, as a reason for checks and only registers them as applications. Journalists were asked to oblige the head of SK Alexander Bastrykin to conduct an audit, but information about it in the end never appeared.

In addition, today the Ombudsman of the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova said that while he considers the information “New” provocation and pointed out that the first in connection with them it asked the representatives of foreign organizations and diplomats.

Thus earlier the Deputy of the state Duma from the Chechen Republic Magomed selimhanov has stated that the place of gays — two meters under the ground.


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