The US imposed sanctions against Kadyrov and his family

США ввели санкции против Кадырова и его семьи

The US state Department on Monday, July 20, announced the introduction of sanctions against the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, and his wife Medni Kadyrova and his daughters, Aishat and Karina Kadyrov in connection with numerous human rights violations in Chechnya, increasing on the background of the pandemic coronavirus.

“The state Department has a detailed accurate information that Kadyrov is responsible for numerous human rights violations, including torture and extrajudicial killings committed during more than ten years”, – stated in a presss release issued by the state Department, reports DW.

The United States is concerned that Kadyrov enjoys the pandemic coronavirus to justify further human rights violations in Chechnya, the paper said. The United States urged its allies to impose similar sanctions against the head of Chechnya.