October 05, 2022

Mediocrity Grows Up


Mediocrity Grows Up

“It’s time to prove themselves in a real fight, I can only welcome this desire.”

– Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov announced that he was sending his teenage sons to Ukraine

After criticizing Russian Colonel-General Aleksandr Lapin's "mediocre" strategies and that he should be stripped of his medals and sent to the front, Kadyrov announced that he would send his three teenage sons to Ukraine to fight in the invasion.

Kadyrov's three sons are Akhmat, 16, Eli, 15, and Adam, 14. Kadyrov posted a video on Telegram of his sons wearing camouflage, holding guns, and riding on tanks. Kadyrov went on to say that the boys had been combat-trained and would be sent to “the most difficult sections of the contact line.”

In recent weeks, Kadyrov has made a few statements about the Russian army in Ukraine, including his exemption of Chechnya from the draft and his opinion that Russia should use a small tactical nuclear weapon in the invasion.

 

 

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