Ramzan Akhmadovich Kadyrov (Russian: Рамза́н Ахма́дович Кады́ров; IPA: [rɐˈmzan ɐxˈmadəvʲɪtɕ kɐˈdɨrəf], Chechen: Къадар Ахьмат-кIант Рамзан, Q̇adar Aẋmat-khant Ramzan; born 5 October 1976) is the Head of the Chechen Republic and a former part of the Chechen independence movement.
He is the son of former Chechen President Akhmad Kadyrov, who was assassinated in May 2004. In February 2007, Kadyrov replaced Alu Alkhanov as President, shortly after he had turned 30, which is the minimum age for the post. He was engaged in violent power struggles with Chechen government warlords Sulim Yamadayev and Said-Magomed Kakiev for overall military authority, and with Alu Alkhanov for political authority.
Ramzan Kadyrov is an honorary member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (Российская Академия Естественных Наук, not to be confused with the Russian Academy of Sciences). He founded the Akhmat Fight Club and in honor of his adopted annual freestyle wrestling international tournament Ramzan Kadyrov & Adlan Varayev Cup. Since November 2015 he is a member of the Advisory Commission of the State Council of the Russian Federation –Wikipedia
Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov’s three sons, the oldest of whom is just 10 years old, have taken part in a mixed martial arts (MMA) tournament held in the Chechen capital Grozny, the Meduza news site reported.
On October 4, President Ramzan Kadyrov’s three sons, the oldest of whom is 10 years old, took part in a mixed martial arts tournament held in the Chechen capital Grozny, the Meduza news site reported. Kadyrov’s three sons: 10-year-old Ahmad, 9-year-old Zelimkhan, and 8-year-old Adam took part in the televised event which was hosted on the eve of Kadyrov’s birthday. The children all emerged from their fights victorious and were handed awards by the speaker of the Chechen parliament.