Podcast | Sports and ‘the Path of Akhmat’ and the political activists imprisoned in Azerbaijan

26 January 2023
Ramzan Kadyrov training in his personal gym, wearing an ‘Akhmat Sila’ t-shirt. Photo: Ramzan Kadyrov/Instagram

Loujaine Laamal, an MA student in geopolitics at the French Institute of Geopolitics, discusses Ramzan Kadyrov’s politicisation of sports in Chechnya, and his attempts to construct a national identity focused on sportsmanship to help secure the future of his regime.

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Ismi Aghayev talks about imprisoned political activists and figures in Azerbaijan who claim they have been arrested on falsified charges.

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