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Chechen Leader Denies Sending Fighters to Ukraine

The leader of Russia's Chechnya region has denied sending men to fight on the side of pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Ramzan Kadyrov issued a statement on Instagram Tuesday "officially" denying claims that, as he put it, "Chechen units" from Russia had "invaded" eastern Ukraine. "No 'Chechen servicemen', especially 'Chechen military convoys', are taking part in the conflict," Kadyrov wrote. He said Chechnya was...

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