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Chechen Leader’s Crackdowns Threaten Russia, Risk Radicalizing Population

Grozny's Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque, named in honor of the slain father of strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, fills up quickly for Friday prayers.   Built in 2008, the mosque is one of the largest in Europe, holding more than 10,000 worshippers on three floors.   A steady stream of boys and bearded men in Islamic dress shuffle past armed security, who patrol the park-like grounds, and are funneled into the mosque by guards who man metal detectors at the doors.  Ramzan Kadyrov...

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