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Ramzan Kadyrov

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The Resume

    (October 5, 1976- )
    Born in Tsentaroi, Russian Federation
    Head of the Chechen Republic
    Assumed office 15 February 2007
    Middle name is Akhmadovich
    Son of former Chechen President Akhmad Kadyrov
    Prime Minister of the Chechen Republic (May 10, 2004-November 18, 2005)

Why he might be annoying:

    He's a Vladimir Putin flunkie.
    He dresses like macho Rasputin.
    He's a polygamist with three wives.
    He and his father switched sides from the Chechen independence movement to the Russian government in 2000.
    He has a wide array of human rights abuses under his belt.
    He has led anti-gay purges in Chechnya.
    He has expressed support for honor killings of women and gay men.
    He was engaged in violent power struggles with his commanders.
    Human Rights Watch cited him for forced disappearances and torture so widespread they constituted crimes against humanity.
    He has been accused of involvement in the kidnapping, assassination, and torture of human rights activists (and their families).
    He has vocally supported Russia's invasion of Ukraine and has been actively involved in advances on the country's border.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He collects sports cars.
    He was a lieutenant general in the Russian military.
    His father was assassinated in 2004.
    He hosted his own Apprentice knockoff.
    He spars with Mike Tyson.
    He's a despot with a social media presence.
    Like his buddy Putin, he's big into photo ops and public relations.
    He has gotten into back-and-forths with John Oliver and Elon Musk on social media for God knows why.

Credit: BoyWiththeGreenHair

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