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Leonid Krasnov

Leonid is a journalist who covers the Caucasus.

The Yangulbaev saga and the price of opposition in Chechnya

The Yangulbaevs — a family of outspoken critics of Kadyrov’s government— have been the target of a wave of persecution.

Opinion | Khabib Nurmagomedov — the next head of Daghestan?

If the champion fighter chooses to enter politics, Chechnya Head Ramzan Kadyrov will doubtless be a rival.