Chechen #ISIS Leader Threatens to Invade Russia


MOSCOW, October 10 (RIA Novosti) – In a telephone conversation with his father, an Islamic State (IS) commander, Tarkhan Batirashvili, also known as Omar al-Shishani or Omar the Chechen, stated that the militant group plans to invade Russia, Bloomberg reported.

“He said “don’t worry dad, I’ll come home and show the Russians,'” Bloomberg quoted Temur Batirashvili, the father of the IS commander, as saying Thursday.

“I have many thousands following me now and I’ll get more. We’ll have our revenge against Russia,” Omar the Chechen told his father, according to Bloomberg.

In September, the IS issued a video threatening to include Chechnya into its self-proclaimed Islamic caliphate.

In late September, Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov wrote on his Instagram account that Russia had enough power and the means to stop terrorists from crossing its borders. “Taking all responsibility, I declare that those who have voiced a threat against Russia or…

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