Putin ally struck by a coronavirus: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov in the hospital “with the defeat of 50% of light” (Daily Mail, UK)

One of the closest allies of Putin, Grozny, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, was rushed by plane from Grozny to Moscow with suspicion on coronavirus, reports the Daily Mail. According to some, it affected 50% of the lungs. Officially it is alleged that his respiratory disease. Now he supposedly is in the elite Kremlin hospital.

Supporters of Chechen President’s claim that he had brought in his region in order. However, opponents accuse him of human rights violations and the harassment of political opponents and gay activists. In the West, he is also a suspect in the killings outside of Russia, but he actively denies it. After the start of the pandemic, Kadyrov said that violators of the quarantine should be punished by death. A few days ago, the doctors of his Republic, complained of shortages of protective equipment, was forced to abandon his words and apologize in front of the cameras.