TRIBUNNEWS.COM – Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov is reported to have traveled to Ukraine, where the Chechen military is fighting alongside Russia.
The TV channel controlled by Kadyrov’s government in Chechnya posted the video to the messaging app Telegram on Sunday (13/3/2022), quoted from Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty.
The video says Kadyrov is in Ukraine, although they did not give his location and when the video was taken.
There was no immediate independent confirmation of the claim.
Kadyrov himself has not confirmed on his personal social media accounts that he is in Ukraine.
However, it is known that a unit of the Chechen National Guard was sent to Ukraine.
In the video, Kadyrov is shown meeting soldiers as they describe their actions.
A flag with an image of Kadyrov’s father, Akhmad, can be seen in the background.
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Video of Kadyrov in Kyiv circulating on Telegram
Kadyrov only speaks briefly in the video, as a soldier explains how a unit took over an orphanage 7 kilometers from Kyiv.