Russian President Ramzan Kadyrov announced Monday that three of his teenage sons will join the fight in Ukraine, where he has called for the use of nuclear weapons.
It is noteworthy that Kadyrov and his militia “Kadyrovtsy” are accused of committing numerous violations in Chechnya, and he has also deployed his operatives to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine.
Ramzan Kadyrov said on “Telegram” that his sons Ahmed, Eli and Adam, whose ages are 16, 15 and 14, had been receiving military training for a “long time” to learn to use “various types of weapons.” “It is time (for them) to show up for a real fight,” he added. I can only commend their determination. And they will soon go to the front line in the most difficult areas of confrontation.”
According to his official website, the Chechen leader has 14 sons, but I may have; According to Russian media.
In another post on Monday, he wrote: “I have always believed that the main task of a father is to teach his children devotion and to defend their family, their people and their country. Whoever wants peace, let him prepare for war!” Kadyrov called; Which used to make controversial statements, Saturday, to the use of “limited nuclear weapons” in Ukraine, where Russian forces are facing field difficulties in several areas and were forced to withdraw from the strategic town of Lyman. “In my opinion, more decisive measures should be taken, up to the declaration of martial law in the border areas and the use of limited nuclear weapons,” Kadyrov said in a message on Telegram.
The Chechen leader also criticized the Russian general in charge of operations around the city of Lyman, Alexander Labin, saying that he did not provide “communications” and “the necessary supply of ammunition” to the soldiers who were defending the city in eastern Ukraine.
The Kremlin, for its part, said Monday that Kadyrov’s call for the use of nuclear weapons of limited power was motivated by emotion. “In difficult times, emotions must be excluded from any assessment (of the situation),” said Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov. We prefer to conduct well-thought-out and objective assessments.” He praised Kadyrov’s “heroic contribution” to the attack on Ukraine, sending hundreds or even thousands of Chechens into the fighting. In recent weeks, the Kremlin has threatened to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine. On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the United States set a “precedent” by using atomic weapons against Japan in 1945.