The outlet has published a list of 27 persons killed. At the same time, the news agency notes that the number of victims of the extrajudicial execution can reach up to 56 people.
Novaya Gazeta has reported on a mass extrajudicial execution in Chechnya. According to the publication, in January 2017, Chechen security forces killed at least 27 people in Grozny.
The victims were detained as part of a special operation that was carried out after the murder of a policeman in December 2016. To recall, a group of young people had attacked a police officer and stolen his car. All the attackers were then eliminated, including three detainees who were shot in a Grozny hospital. The incident gave rise to massive detentions throughout Chechnya. At the same time, in January, Chechnya’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov reported on the arrests. He said that the gang …