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Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov waits before Russian President Vladimir Putin's Federal Assembly address at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 1, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Natalia KOLESNIKOVANATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images
Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov waits before Russian President Vladimir Putin's Federal Assembly address at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 1, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Natalia KOLESNIKOVANATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images

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Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Chechnya, is denying all reports of a violent crackdown against gay men, but activists from the Human Rights Watch in Moscow say authorities have arrested and tortured hundreds of gay men.

Chechen leader: 'We don't have any gays'

Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Chechnya, is denying all reports of a violent crackdown against gay men, but activists from the Human Rights Watch in Moscow say authorities have arrested and tortured hundreds of gay men.