Russia

Chechnyan President: Skyscraper Fire God's Will

Massive fire hits symbol of region's recovery from war

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Chechnya strongman Ramzan Kadyrov sought to play down a massive fire that raged at a showcase complex symbolising the mainly Muslim Russian region's recovery from war, putting the incident down to God's will.

The fire took place at a complex of seven skyscrapers in the centre of Grozny where Kremlin fought two wars against separatists over the past 20 years.

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