Prominent chechen blogger, Kadyrov critic, killed in Sweden
12:48, Monday, 05 December, 2022
A prominent critic of Chechen strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov has been killed in Sweden.
Colleagues of Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov told RFE/RL’s Russian Service that he had been shot dead on the night of December 1-2, confirming earlier reports of his killing.
Swedish authorities have not issued a statement on the matter.
The Chechen opposition Telegram feed 1ADAT on December 5 also confirmed that Abdurakhmanov had been killed and that his brother, Mukhammad Abdurakhmanov, was under the protection of Swedish security forces.