Zapad-Akhmat, a Chechen Defence Ministry unit

Threatologist Profile: Zapad-Akhmat Battalion — One of Chechnya’s Defence Ministry units This profile provides key details about the Zapad-Akhmat Battalion, one of several “Chechen” units created within Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Created in summer 2022, it has participated in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How to use these profiles These profiles are intended as a research … Read more

Vostok-Akhmat, a Chechen Defence Ministry unit

Threatologist Profile: Vostok-Akhmat Battalion — One of Chechnya’s Defence Ministry units This profile provides key details about the Vostok-Akhmat Battalion, one of several “Chechen” units created within Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Created in summer 2022, it has participated in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How to use these profiles These profiles are intended as a research … Read more

Yug-Akhmat, a Chechen Defence Ministry unit

Threatologist Profile: Yug-Akhmat Battalion — One of Chechnya’s Defence Ministry units This profile provides key details about the Yug-Akhmat Battalion, one of several “Chechen” units created within Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Created in summer 2022, it has participated in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How to use these profiles These profiles are intended as a research … Read more

Sever-Akhmat, a Chechen Defence Ministry unit

Threatologist Profile: Sever-Akhmat (78th Motorised) Regiment — One of Chechnya’s Defence Ministry units This profile provides key details about the Sever-Akhmat (78th Motorised) regiment, one of several “Chechen” units created within Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Created in summer 2022, it has mostly been active in Ukraine. How to use these profiles These profiles are intended … Read more

Abuzayd Vismuradov, Chechnya’s security provider

Abuzayd Vismuradov, Chechnya’s security provider The influence of Chechen Deputy Prime Minister Abuzayd Vismuradov makes him an outside candidate to replace Chechnya’s leader. Chechen Deputy Prime Minister Abuzayd Vismuradov is a close ally of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and the media regularly identify him as one of the most influential men in the republic. His … Read more