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Rights Activists: Chechnya No Longer Part of Russia's 'Legal Space'

Chechnya, one of the republics in Russia’s North Caucasus region, is increasingly separating itself from the country’s legal framework, human rights activists say. Russian media reported last weekend that Chechen security forces had surrounded the village of Kenkhi in an effort to find one of its residents, Ramazan Dzhalaldinov, who in April had posted a video addressed to Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing local authorities of embezzling funds and extorting bribes. Last...

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