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1. "I'm Alive" a Harrowing Escape

A gay Chechen man forced to out himself on camera vanished after the video went viral in 2022. Now, he tells his story.

Tags: politics, russians abroad, police, chechnya, lgbt
2. Kadyrov: A Medal for My Son

The Head of the Chechen State awarded his son a medal after he extrajudicially beat a prisoner accused of burning a Qu'ran.

Tags: chechnya, elections, law, religion, kadyrov
3. Young Chechens Face Passport Hurdle

Chechnya restricts passports for under 30s for “Russia's interests.”

Tags: passport, travel, chechnya
4. A Mother of... Something

Vladimir Putin has recognized Ramzan Kadyrov's wife as a "Mother-Heroine."

Tags: family, kadyrov, chechnya
5. Home for the War

In a surprising turn of opinion, Ramzan Kadyrov has exempted Chechnya from the draft.

Tags: kadyrov, chechnya, mobilization, government
6. Mediocrity Grows Up

“It’s time to prove themselves in a real fight, I can only welcome this desire.”

– Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, announcing that he was sending his teenage sons to Ukraine

Tags: military, war in ukraine, Kadyrov, chechnya
7. Dentist Kadyrov

Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov isn't a dentist. But that didn't stop him from being awarded the Russian Order of Merit for Dentistry.

Tags: corruption, chechnya, kadyrov
8. Waterfowl, Ice-Fishing Cats, and Hermetic Sealing

In this week's Odder News, Russia's feathered friends are having their own pandemic, cats are going ice fishing, and the International Space Station is getting old.

Tags: cosmonauts, international space station, ducks, swans, cats, Vladivostok, chechnya, dagestan
9. Russia's Still Odd in 2021

This week, stealing a ridiculous amount of butter leads to punishment; Chechen nepotism knows no bounds; and Russians hope for an end of the pandemic (don't we all?).

Tags: New Year, poll, corruption, chechnya, government, crime
10. Poaching, Internet, and Coronavirus on Ice

This week, we've got brand-new guns, poachers from an unlikely place, and the frozen north gets an internet connection.

Tags: arctic, sports, coronavirus, medicine, Kalashnikov, Siberia, chechnya, environment

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