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Chechen special forces deployed to Syria to ‘protect peace and public order’ | The Independent

Chechen special forces deployed to Syria to ‘protect peace and public order’ | The Independent

The President of Russia’s semi-autonomous Chechen Republic took to Instagram last week to make one of the most understated announcements of Russia’s ruthless military intervention in the Syria’s war. President Ramzan Kadyrov, famed for his nearly decade-long tyrannical rule over Chechnya, confirmed to his 2.3 million followers what many already suspected: feared battalions of Chechen special forces had been deployed to northern Syrian in an effort to protect “peace and public order”.

Source: Chechen special forces deployed to Syria to ‘protect peace and public order’ | The Independent