June 14 - Speaking on local television about kidnappings, Vice-Premier of the Moscow-backed Chechen government Ramzan Kadyrov said that "anyone who kidnaps or takes away a person without relevant authorization" would be declared "his blood enemy".
June 15 - Nurdi Nukhazhiyev, chairman of the Moscow-backed Chechen government's committee for the constitutional rights of citizens, stated that the authorities register 52 mass graves in the republic.
June 15 - Lyoma Khasuyev, the Chechen Republic's human rights ombudsman, announced that local human rights commissioners would be appointed in every Chechen district and their assistants in every Chechen village. He also stated that he would stop cooperating with the renowned Russian human rights organization Memorial.
June 15 - Murat Zyazikov, the incumbent President of Ingushetiya, was approved for a second term of office by the republic's parliament.
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