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How Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov could destabilise Russia

By Kathrin Hille

28 Aug 2018 · 5 min read

On a Saturday morning in early August, the Chechen settlement of Geldagan filled with the largest crowds the normally sleepy town had seen in the past decade.

Men of all ages marched towards the main square in front of the mosque, while women lined the streets watching and weeping.

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