Chechen leader Kadyrov in hospital with suspected coronavirus

Cheryl Sanders
May 22, 2020

Although Chechen officials have not yet confirmed the news, the digital news outlet Baza also reported that there had been damage to Kadyrov's lungs.

Unconfirmed experiences advised a aircraft belonging to Mr Kadyrov was tracked flying from close to the Chechen capital, Grozny, to Moscow on Thursday afternoon. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information.

News agency RIA Novosti also quoted a medical source as saying Kadyrov, 43, was in hospital in Moscow, while Interfax quoted a Moscow medical source saying he was being treated and "suspected of having coronavirus". "The work of his headquarters is under his personal control", Akhmed Dudayev said in a video posted to his Instagram account.


In what will no doubt be a fortunate twist of fate for the region's remaining LGBT+ population, Kadyrov now appears to have earned the title of the first Russian official to fall seriously ill in the coronavirus pandemic.

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov is known for cultivating a strongman persona.

President Vladimir Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov additionally examined optimistic, as did tradition minister Olga Lyubimova and development minister Vladimir Yakushev - in addition to Mr Yakushev's deputy, Dmitry Volkov.


"Provocateurs should be sacked".

Russian Federation on Friday reported its highest ever daily coronavirus death toll of 150, even though the number of new infections fell below 9,000 for the third day in a row.

Russian Federation has recorded far fewer deaths than other countries with large outbreaks, but critics have cast doubt on the low official mortality rate and accused authorities of under-reporting to play down the scale of the crisis. Critics believe the death toll is far higher than officially stated. "He is now under medical observation", checked out the resource's statements released byTass It was additionally reported by the Interfax news company, which functions as an additional cleaning residence for authorities news, although it is sometimes unreliable. In neighbouring Dagestan dozens of medics are reported to have died and doctors speak of hospitals full of patients, but the number of confirmed cases is low.


The authorities nonetheless says the outbreak is stabilising.

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