Nevzorov: In case of conflict Chechnya will blow Russia to smithereens
Russia justifiably spends a lot of money to Chechnya in order to escape from her war
Russia spends on Chechnya lot of money, but these costs are justified for the Kremlin. This opinion was expressed on air of radio station “Echo of Moscow” is a Russian journalist and publicist Alexander Nevzorov.
“In case of conflict, in the event of damage to the relations of possible conflict of interest, and in case of conflict, Chechnya, of course, once again, smash that poor Russia to smithereens. And spending on it is huge. But to doubt the usefulness of purchased with the money of the goods is not necessary. Because this product called “not war with the Caucasus today” is very expensive. This is pure luxury”, – he stressed.
According to RBC, during nine years, from 2007 to 2015, Chechnya received from the Federal budget in the form of subsidies, subventions and grants 539 billion rubles, that is, their annual volume, the average was 60 billion rubles (about $1 billion).
According to this indicator, Chechnya is among the three most subsidized regions of Russia (with Dagestan and Yakutia).
During the First Chechen war in the early 90-ies of Ramzan Kadyrov fought against the Russian army.
During the Second Chechen war, he defected to the Russian government headed by Vladimir Putin.
Since 2007, Kadyrov, head of Chechnya.