The Warlords Who Rule Chechnya And Bahrain's Repressive Regime Are Bonding Over MMA

This past April 5, Ramzan Kadyrov, the longtime head of the Chechen Republic, arrived in Bahrain for an official state visit with the kingdom’s royal family. Flanked by a delegation from the Chechen government—intimidating henchmen with atrocious résumés of human rights abuses among them—Kadryov broke bread with…

The Dictator Of Chechnya Made His Preteen Sons Take Part In MMA Fights

Ramzan Kadyrov is one of the most powerful people in Russia. He’s been the leader of Chechnya since 2007. Guring his reign, he’s been accused of a litany of war crimes, including widespread torture. The dictator is also a known MMA enthusiast, which we’ve written about extensively in the past, and his close ties to…