ost-finale, looking at a life lived to the fullest and still going strong.She’s also cocky and opinionated, the very model o
ost-finale, looking at a life lived to the fullest and still going strong.She’s also cocky and opinionated, the very model oin Here is your first Forum Fri Dec 25, 2015 3:17 am
by WOWO2233 • 188 Posts | 1880 Points
dominanceRussian President Vladimir Putin scores eight goals in exhibition game with former NHL starsRussia has thousands of troops fighting in Ukraine Ball Gowns , report by murdered Putin critic saysRussia charges two Chechen men over assassination of Putin critic Boris NemtsovKadyrov s protective shield started to crack after Nemtsov was gunned down on Feb.just outside the Kremlin, and federal investigators quickly tracked down and arrested five alleged perpetrators, all Chechen.The suspected triggerman was an officer in Kadyrov s police force.The top brass in Russian law-enforcement agencies, who have always detested the Chechen leader, saw Nemtsov s killing as an opportunity to settle scores.But Putin, while calling the slaying a disgrace for Russia, awarded Kadyrov with a medal underlining his support.The Chechen leader was at first openly defiant, praising the suspected triggerman as a good patriot and a deeply religious man.When federal investigators tried to get to another key suspect, a senior officer in the Chechen police force, they were unable to interrogate him in Chechnya, where he enjoyed police protection.Despite the setback, federal law enforcers kept up the pressure.In April, police in southern Russia made a surprise foray into Chechnya to nab a suspect in a separate criminal case, and shot the man dead when he resisted arrest.A day later, a furious Kadyrov ordered his forces to shoot to kill any police from outside the region if they dared to venture into Chechnya.With the brash statement, Kadyrov sought to burnish his credentials as a ruler on par with Putin and above federal law.He may have hoped that Putin would side with him once again.But Kadyrov miscalculated.While Putin did not publicly comment Sweet 16 , his spokesman said in a steely statement that Chechen police should unconditionally obey federal authority.Realizing his blunder, Kadyrov quickly backed off and offered new pledges of loyalty, saying he would step down if ordered to do so.The tensions have abated, but the investigation into Nemtsov s killing remains deadlocked.The latest blow to Kadyrov came earlier this month, when a leading independent newspaper reported that the 46-year-old Guchigov was forcing a 17-year-old into becoming his second wife by blocking her village so she couldn t leave.It makes no sense to replace himKadyrov stood by the police chief, saying the girl and her family voluntarily agreed to the wedding.The Chechen leader also fired his information minister, accusing him of failing to quash what he described as slanderous reports.The teenage bride, blushing and looking down, told a news portal controlled by the Kremlin that she faced no intimidation.The Russian children s rights ombudsman also said he looked into the case and found no violations.The wedding took place Saturday in Chechnya s capital, with the bride looking stiff as she was escorted by Kadyrov s black-clad chief of staff.The quiet resolution of the scandal signaled that Moscow had decided that Kadyrov had been taught a lesson and there was no need to push things further.In past years, Kadyrov s men have operated with impunity not just in Chechnya but also on the streets of Moscow.In 2008, one of Kadyrov s most prominent foes was shot dead just outside Russian government headquarters.Several Chechens were convicted of perpetrating the attack, but the organizers have never been found.Two years earlier, another Kadyrov rival with ties to federal security was shot and killed in central Moscow.Russian media reported that Chechen businessmen have dramatically expanded their clout in Moscow under Kadyrov, and some members of his feared security forces have been permanently deployed there to help protect Chechen interests and act as musclemen in business disputes.Some reports claimed that Chechens have even challenged the murky economic interests of Russia s law enforcement agencies, which have considered themselves omnipotent under Putin.With a multi-pronged attack on Kadyrov Formal Dresses , federal law-enforcement chiefs clearly want to reorder the rules of the game and strip Kadyrov of his exclusive status.Putin himself may welcome the idea, sensing that the Chechen strongman was shaking his vertical of power.I wouldn t exclude Kadyrov s dismissal, Shvedov said, arguing that the Chechen s purported role as a guarantor of stability may be overestimated, and that a new conflict in Chechnya was unlikely even if he were arrested, because Kadyrov s men wouldn t take up arms against Putin.But others believe that Putin still sees Kadyrov as key to Chechen peace.Alexei Malashenko, a Chechnya expert with Carnegie Endowment s Moscow office, said that Kadyrov has reaffirmed his special status by pushing through the wedding despite the media uproar.He said that while tensions between Kadyrov and law enforcement chiefs will likely continue, Putin can be expected to stand by the strongman.It makes no sense to replace him, he said.It will lead to infighting and instability in Chechnya.does not feature his most famous subject; few outside the New York fashion scene will know the name Iris Apfel.But it’s a fitting almost-finale, looking at a life lived to the fullest and still going strong.She’s also cocky and opinionated, the very model of a New Yorker.walking around to save funeral expenses.I can’t remember that far back.The film follows her and Carl, her husband of almost 70 years.she says simply of their union.Archival photos and home movies show them jet-setting around the world from just after jets had been invented.Her sense of style and design is polyglottal, stretching from New York’s boroughs to the far side of the Earth.She credits her mom with telling her to buy a little black dress; notes that she kept her wedding shoes on the assumption that everything will come back into style if you give it long enough; and claims to have been the first woman to wear jeans in the 1940s.I don’t know if I believe that last claim, but I won’t fight her on it.Her celebrity client.
0 Members and 23 Guests are online.
We welcome our newest member: danialdas
The forum has 18541 topics and 21347 posts.
41 members have been online today:
aahing, aas, aliciahuang, Angel92, batchplants, berry36923, caicai2017, cartransmissionjack, ChadCamacho, chazhi1121, chenchenwang, chengjiayim, chenwen121314, Cristina Aarora, danialdas, Dawn Bauer, dffsvssm, Euricana Ciara, FlorenceEliza, fodboldtrojere, joelhuang, jollyhersblog, kaixin123, kkonald536407, maillotArgentine, MikePaine, nikeshoes, ownher, pingfan, rs3gold2017, Sebahtstian, shall123, smithlucky, Srtanne, stussy58, sunnyrose, Ted M Darby, wangqing, xing zhou, xinxiu24, zihua new