Kadyrov called author of unpleasant comment on Instagram and listened to his views on Chechen authorities
The Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov called the Moscow-area Deputy after a hard-hitting comment on Instagram and listened to his views on the Chechen authorities and what was happening there.
Novaya Gazeta wrote this about the incident, noting that usually posts and calls from the authorities in Chechnya is the first stage of the campaign in the end of which those, who insulted Kadyrov are forced to apologize. This time things were different.
The municipal Deputy of the urban district Chernogolovka the journalist Boris Yechmaev, got an evening call from Kadyrov. This past Monday, the Governor of the Moscow Region Andrey Vorobyov on his Instagram congratulated the Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov with the birth of his son and Yechmaev left a comment under the post: “Hideousness. It is unfortunate that you have to do it." The comment was quickly deleted, and at night Yechmaev received a request to communicate in chat from Instagram from the user @Kadyrov_95: "Write the number."
Yechmaev initially rejected the message and sought the advice from the journalist Oleg Kashin, who got in touch with Novaya Gazeta. There, Yechmaev was advised with the tactics of immediate publicity that helps to avoid non-public pressure. After that, the call took place.
The journalist in the comments to Novaya Gazeta noted that the in the Regional Governor’s post he did not like the fact that he brings personal sympathies to his public blog. "The Russian public politician must be aware that in a society, the reputation of Ramzan Kadyrov and his entourage is ambiguous, otherwise, he risks cause a corresponding reaction with his actions," he said.
The same position was announced in a dialogue with Ramzan Kadyrov, with whom he talked for more than 20 minutes. After the explanation, according to the journalist, Kadyrov said: "Ok, since this situation with the post (of the Governor) became personal to you, it means there are questions to me. This is a man-to-man talk, come on, say everything you want to say. What is inacceptable in my personality for such a person as you?" Yechmaev said that "no one is afraid of the Russian Governors, but everyone is afraid of him." Kadyrov said that if he had not been strong, he could not have raised the Republic from the ruins.
"In general, I must say that the conversation was interesting and unexpected. First, I did not expect that Ramzan Kadyrov would call me. Secondly, I could expect anything from him. It turned out, he was really interested in what different people think about him, and that he knows how to listen to the interlocutor. In the end we wished each other good night and said goodbye. He did not ask to apologize," Yechmaev said.