Skip to comments.Kadyrov, Prigozhin Slam Prohibition on Russian Soldiers' Beards
Posted on 01/19/2023 8:42:33 AM PST by marcusmaximus
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov on Thursday criticised a prohibition on Russian soldiers wearing beards, joining Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin in the two men's latest outburst against the Russian military leadership.
In an interview with the RBC news site on Wednesday, Viktor Sobolev, a retired lieutenant general and member of Russia's parliament, defended the ban on beards, personal smartphones and tablets as an "elementary part of military discipline".
Writing on Telegram, the bearded Kadyrov, who has talked up the role of his troops in Russia's war in Ukraine, wrote: "Apparently, Lieutenant General Viktor Sobolev has a lot of free time ... since he has nothing to do but rereading the military code of conduct".
Kadyrov called Sobolev's comments "a clear provocation", saying that his mostly Muslim soldiers wore beards as part of their religious duty.
Wagner boss Prigozhin, whose rift with the defence establishment has become more public in the past week, called Sobolev's comments "absurd" and "archaisms from the 1960s".
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They should complain about it. Their man have been 10 times more effective than Russian army regulars.
Reminiscent of Peter the Great, who put a TAX on Beards.
The Russkis should listen to Kady and Prigo “personal smartphones and tablets “
Let the poor Russian soldiers use these
If there’s a concern about beards in the Red Army then they might be considering the use of chemical weapons. Beards would interfere with wearing gas masks.
Yes, I agree, let them use smartphones. And build some mosques in Donbas for all the Chechnyans to gather at on Friday night to fulfill their religious duties. It’s only right!
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Agreed in regards to beards and chemical weapons.
Piss on Putin, piss on Zelinsky.
Just don’t piss on your cowboy boots 🤠
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