RFN Podcast – Football In Chechnya Special

Host Thomas Giles is joined on the podcast by regular guests Toke Theilade and Andrew Flint to discuss football in the volatile Russian region of Chechnya.

The trio look at how football, and particularly local club Terek Grozny, is being used by the Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to promote himself and his politics.

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Author: Thomas Giles

Studied Russian at University which peaked my interest in the country and led to me living there for two years. Having already been a big football fan in England, I started following the Russian league and the chaos that goes with it during my time there. Whilst I am the first to admit that the action on the pitch is far from exciting, I find the politics and history of Russian football fascinating.

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