• A horrific LGBT purge in a Russian region ruled by an 'Instagram-addicted' warlord has killed 2 more people, activists say

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    About 40 gay men and women were detained in a widespread purge against LGBT people in Chechnya, a mostly-Muslim region in southern Russia, activists said.
    Two gay men were tortured to death in detention, the Russian LGBT Network said on Monday.
    The latest alleged purge, which reportedly started last month, comes after reports that Chechnya detained and tortured around 100 others in 2017.
    The region is ruled by Ramzan Kadyrov, a Kremlin-installed warlord who regularly posted photos of cats on Instagram until Facebook took down his account more than a year ago.
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