Barrack Obama banned from Chechnya

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American President Barrack Obama has been banned from entering The Chechnyan Republic by the region’s president Ramzan Kadyrov.

On Saturday it was announced that the American leader would no longer be welcome in response to US and EU actions in Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Iraq and Afghanistan, which Kadyrov labelled ‘state terrorism’.

News of the travel ban comes shortly after Russia released a statement partly blaming the US for the current Ukrainian crisis.

As of yet the Kremlin has not enforced any travel bans on any EU or US leaders following rising tensions between the global superpowers over the situation in Ukraine.

The list of those banned also included President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs for the EU Baroness Catherine Ashton and President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy.

The White House has yet to make any statement concerning Obama’s ban from the small Northern-Caucasus republic, which has a population of around 1.4 million. It is currently unknown if President Obama ever intended to travel to Chechnya.

News of the travel ban was first announced on President Ramzan Kadyrov’s Instagram feed.

News of the ban was shared alongside this image of President Kadyrov and those banned.

News of the ban was shared alongside this image of President Kadyrov and those banned.

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