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  • War in Ukraine: a boon for Ramzan Kadyrov’s political future?

    Antoine RICHARD*
    07/11/2022War in Ukraine: a boon for Ramzan Kadyrov’s political future?
    The Russian intervention in Ukraine is a godsend for Ramzan Kadyrov, who sees it as a means of granting himself more political autonomy. Through his use of the media, the Chechen president is trying to strengthen his popularity, perhaps even legitimizing national ambitions. The conflict in Ukraine seems to be changing the relationship between the Kremlin and the Kadyrov clan and could, in the long term, change the political balance. In recent months, the Chechen leader seems to have taken advantage ...
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