Lisa Haseldine Lisa Haseldine

Has Kadyrov turned on Putin?

'Putin’s attack dog' has hit out against the war in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin and Ramzan Kadyrov (Credit: Getty images)

Just how much of a grip does Vladimir Putin have on the situation currently unfolding in Ukraine? Over the weekend, the Ukrainian Army made a series of rapid advances, reportedly regaining control of as much as 3,000 square kilometres of formerly Russian-controlled territory. According to one Ukrainian commander, the counter-offensive had Russian soldiers fleeing for the border ‘like Olympic sprinters’.

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