Islamic Battalions, Stocked With Chechens, Aid Ukraine in War With Rebels

MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Wearing camouflage, with a bushy salt-and-pepper beard flowing over his chest and a bowie knife sheathed prominently in his belt, the man cut a fearsome figure in the nearly empty restaurant. Waiters hovered apprehensively near the kitchen, and try as he might, the man who calls himself “Muslim,” a former Chechen warlord, could not wave them over for more tea.

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  • Millie_Woods

    Once again we find ourselves in the same camp as jihadists. What a tangled web we weave.

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  • Everyone Else

    Who’s the “we” Kemo Sabe?

  • But I thought Putin had his token Chechen in his pocket.