NewsChechen ally of Kadyrov threatens NATO, vowing 'they will kneel' by 2030

Chechen ally of Kadyrov threatens NATO, vowing 'they will kneel' by 2030

Apti Alaudinow, a close associate of Ramzan Kadyrov, commander of the Chechen battalion "Akhmat" subordinate to the National Guard Forces of Russia.
Apti Alaudinow, a close associate of Ramzan Kadyrov, commander of the Chechen battalion "Akhmat" subordinate to the National Guard Forces of Russia.
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8:51 AM EDT, April 25, 2024

Apti Alaudinow, a close confidant of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and recent appointee to a role within the Russian Ministry of Defense, made a statement on Russian television declaring that Russia intends to pursue aggressive military actions for the foreseeable future, issuing threats towards NATO countries.

It's important to note that many reports coming from Russian media or government officials often serve as propaganda, playing a significant part in the information warfare strategy of the Russian Federation.

A Russian military official disclosed plans for the Kremlin's "special operation," indicating a long-term strategy not just against Ukraine, but aimed at Western countries as well.

"The current structure of the NATO alliance will dissolve. Many of these nations, now fervently aligning with America, will ultimately bow down and pledge their allegiance to Russia, eagerly seeking inclusion in our coalition," Apti Alaudinow commented during a discussion with Russian propagandist Olga Skabajewa.

Threats from Chechen military towards NATO: "They will kneel"

In voicing threats against NATO, the Chechen military underscored that Russia has a strategic plan extending well into the future. "Significant efforts will be necessary up until the years 2029-2030," he remarked.

Since 2022, Apti Alaudinow has led the Chechen battalion "Achmat," which falls under the National Guard Forces of Russia. He stands as Ramzan Kadyrov’s right-hand man and, given Kadyrov’s recent health issues, is seen as the frontrunner for the country's presidency.

The interview where Apti Alaudinow unveils the Kremlin's intention to continue its military endeavors at least until 2030 captured the attention of Anton Geraschenko, an advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The politician shared details of the Chechen commander's statements on his social media platforms.

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