The accounts of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov in Instagram was removed because of the sanctions, about this “RIA Novosti” reported on 13 may the company Facebook, which owns the app.
Facebook operates under the sanctions of U.S. law and constantly “taking steps to fulfil its legal obligations”, said the representative of the social network.
The Director of the TV channel “Grozny” Akhmed Dudayev said “Russian service Bi-bi-si”that the pages do not belong and never belonged personally to Kadyrov.
Account kadyrov_95, which was signed by almost 3 million people – the property of the Fund named after Akhmad Kadyrov. The second remote page, za_kadyrov_95, which had nearly 600 thousand subscribers, according to Dudayev, led chgtrk fellow named Lambert. He can upload videos of events with the participation of Ramzan Kadyrov.
In the United States have adopted lawsthat provide for sanctions against Russians implicated in human rights violations. These laws are named in honor of the deceased Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Kadyrov USA made in the “Magnitsky list”in 2017. In the American Ministry of Finance declared that he is responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture and other gross violations of human rights in the region.
In December, 2017 profile Kadyrov in Instagram was blocked, but then it was again available.