The minor sons of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov: 16-year-old Akhmat, 15-year-old Eli and 14-year-old Adam arrived in Mariupol. They posed for a TV report with small arms in their hands. Kadyrov posted the video on his Telegram channel.
In the full version of the video , Chechen Minister of Culture, Kadyrov's daughter, Aishat Kadyrova, who led the working trip of the Chechen delegation to the Donbass, also appears on the Grozny ChGTRK. She walked through the streets, accompanied by Chechen Minister for National Policy, Foreign Relations, Press and Information Akhmed Dudayev and several dozen security officials with machine guns. On October 16, Denis Pushilin, acting head of the "DNR", presented Aishat Kadyrova with the Order of Friendship "for cooperation, as a symbol of gratitude for supporting Donbass."
“Undoubtedly, she is distinguished by a kind and courageous heart, which brought her to Donetsk at such an unsafe time. Aishat Kadyrova is known as a defender of human rights, she does a lot to maintain the spirit of the fighters participating in the special military operation. Supports them with art, word and, of course, prayer,” Pushilin wrote.
In early October, Kadyrov promised to send his sons to war in Ukraine. According to him, young age "should not interfere with the training of the defenders of the Motherland." Then he published videos from training exercises. Later that day, Viktor Zavarzin, a member of the State Duma Committee on Defense, responded by saying that children are "categorically not subject to conscription" by law. At the same time, the deputy called Kadyrov a military general, and the Chechens - good warriors.
Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the head of Chechnya has actively supported the actions of the authorities and all the statements of Russian President Vladimir Putin, commenting on them on a Telegram channel with more than three million subscribers. In September , the head of Chechnya called for "self-mobilization" in all regions of Russia, almost a week later, on September 21, Putin announced a "partial" mobilization in the country.