The Kremlin refused to consider the resignation of a judge of the Chechen Kadyrov pressure

The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov commented on the resignation of the head of the Supreme court of Chechnya, Magomed Karataev, which followed criticism of the acting head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, to address Karatayev.

Reporters asked whether Kadyrov the authority to dismiss the head of the court, reports .

“Look, there is certainly such of the powers of the acting head of the Republic. But in this case, Kadyrov did not send anyone to resign. Any Manager subject to the right to Express their point of view. It’s not the pressure on the court. He’s resigned not sent. If I’m not mistaken — the President of the court he wrote a letter of resignation,” — said Peskov.

According to the press Secretary of the head of state, he does not undertake to assess the situation with the resignation of the head of the Supreme court of Chechnya in terms of ethics. “But nothing illegal I do not see”, — he said.

Resignation Karatayev became known yesterday, ten days later after the head of the Supreme court of Chechnya castigated the acting head of the Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.

“Specific examples were given of errors committed by the district judges. It was glaring evidence of gross violations of the law, and I take full responsibility for these mistakes made by the judges. Claims of the head of the Chechen Republic to me as a leader is justified”, — explained his decision Karataev.

When they retire, the judge asked for forgiveness. “The proposal of the head [of Chechnya] to resign I accept and bring before him and the Chechen people an apology. The statement about the termination of powers written by me”, — said in a statement. The judge emphasized that he considers himself a team member of the Akhmat-Haji Kadyrov”. “Departing with his current positions, I at all times not leaving this team, and at any time and on any day when Ramzan sees fit to call me, I’m ready to go to any specific position,” said Karataev.

Kadyrov demanded from Karataeva to resign on 5 may, by writing of their claims to the judges in Instagram. The Chechen leader announced that he had addressed such a proposal to the judges during a meeting at which were presented the examples related to the tightening of terms of consideration of criminal cases on the merits”. The next day Karataev expressed hope that the acting head of the Republic will change their opinion. However, the publication Life said that in his possession was statements Karatayev and judges of the district court of Grozny Khusainova.