In the early summer of 2016, the head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, was assassinated. About accidentally uncovering a plot writes “Novaya Gazeta”, citing its sources. The Chechen leader in mid-September admitted in a conversation with journalists that the attempt to kill him really made was foiled by the security forces.
According to sources of Novaya Gazeta, the attack was being prepared in the high mountain village of Benoy in the Nozhai-Yurt district of Chechnya, in the residence, which usually stops Kadyrov. The vast majority of the conspirators were teenagers from the same teip (clan) Benoy, which belongs to the Chechen leader. Participants in the conspiracy laid in the residence of the explosives.
In the result the conspirators were arrested, and seized their a serious Arsenal of advanced weapons. Data on detentions of several dozen people from Nozhai-Yurt, Gudermes and Kurchaloy districts began to arrive in the early summer of 2016.
According to the newspaper, the attempt was uncovered by accident. The sources agree that the conspirators gave a cousin of the head of administration of the head of Chechnya Kadyrov Islam – Walid. According to one version, his room was received by the security forces in the course of researching the phone numbers of two terrorists who died may 9 at the entrance to Grozny. On the other – Walid stole his brother’s secret phone number of the head of Chechnya and gave its blood enemies of Kadyrov – Yamadaev.
Walid on one line have a relative of Kadyrov, the other Yamadaev. His account in Instagram (valid513) may 19, was deactivated about the fate of the young man in Chechnya go dark rumors.
However, his cousin in his position survived. The publication suggests that suspicions about the involvement of Islam Kadyrov to kill was not confirmed. But at this time the head of the Chechen administration appeared in public with a plaster on both hands.
On press conference (1:05:00) 16 Sep Kadyrov, answering the question of the journalist, confirmed that he was assassinated. The head of Chechnya said that the time worked by the security personnel. “It turned out that it did not happen the criminals to implement their plans. Well, these are not serious there moments”, – said the Chechen leader.
The author of the article in “Novaya Gazeta” notes that the relationships built up over the years of between Kadyrov head of Chechnya and the Federal center, has exhausted itself. “The old contract had run its course. The need for a new, the main goal of keeping Chechnya in the legal field of Russia, Moscow, apparently, aware of. But Kadyrov, he can not afford. Ten years he fought with Chechen separatism, was rebuilt its own”, – said the journalist Elena Milashina.
Informed about the attempts on Kadyrov has been reported repeatedly, including at the official level. In November 2015 the Chechen state TV and radio company “Grozny” told of another attempted murder of the head of Chechnya. According STRC, to this end, 20 young people, “loyal to the Wahhabi ideology” was going to commit a terrorist attack in the Argun mosque. Kadyrov then said that the detainees considered themselves supporters of the “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia as a terrorist organization). The head of Chechnya also noted that he personally met with the detained attackers, and after a five-hour conversation, and let them go free.
In July 2015, Kadyrov said that four months ago he had made the attempt. According to the head of Chechnya, the attackers mined the object in Chernorechye, which politician went to check. Kadyrov confidently said then that he acted by a militant group, to obey the gang leaders Khamzat Batukaeva. The Chechen leader also noted that these attempts were “a lot”: “I just don’t talk about this inconvenient happen.”
In the summer of 2008 the website “Caucasian knot” reported about the assassination of Kadyrov in the Chechen village of Hoshi-Yurt (Tsentoroy, the ancestral village of Kadyrov). It was alleged that the Chechen President was not injured, and the village in connection with the assassination attempt, is under control of power structures. However, another resource – IA “REGNUM” – claimed that the attempt on Kadyrov occurred the week before in Gudermes. The source Agency in the battalion “North”, which provided security Kadyrov, reported that during one of the public events, a man tried to shoot the President of Chechnya from a Makarov pistol. Chechen authorities, including Kadyrov, a sensation categorically denied.
In the spring of 2007 in Moscow on suspicion of involvement in the assassination attempt on Kadyrov was detained three Chechens. According to the investigation, they had discovered at the metro station “Profsoyuznaya” VAZ-2107 explosives. The investigators were inclined to the version that the detainees intended to bomb, Ramzan Kadyrov, like his father. Human rights activists said they do not believe in the validity of the charges of young Chechens in the terrorist attack. They believed that the detainees are accused of attempt at Kadyrov, to deprive of support from Chechnya.