This report has been prepared based on the presentations delivered during the video conference on «Political persecution and human rights violations in the Chechen Republic», organised by the Association D’EST.

It contains:

◦ an overview of the political situation in the Chechen Republic with a focus on the relationship between the Head of the Chechen Republic and the President of the Russian Federation;

◦ an analysis of the ways of controlling the Chechen population;

◦ an overview of the women’s rights in Chechnya (expert op-ed by Iryna Kosterina);

◦ an analysis of the consequences of the Kadyrov regime for Russia and Europe.

Read the report here