The battalion “West-Akhmat” was formed in Chechnya as part of the troops of the Russian Ministry of Defense. The head of the region, Ramzan Kadyrov, announced this on Tuesday in his Telegram channel.
According to him, the battalion is staffed entirely from representatives of the Chechen Republic. The formation is subordinate to the Southern Military District of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
“On my instructions, the Chairman of the Parliament of the Chechen Republic, the head of the republican headquarters of the Northern Military District, Magomed Daudov, visited the military commissariat of the Chechen Republic, where a review-building of the battalion” Zapad-Akhmat “was held.” subordinated to the Southern Military District of the RF Ministry of Defense. I am proud that we managed to quickly form a battalion "West-Akhmat" and equip it with worthy sons of the Chechen people, ready to fulfill their duty to the Motherland",– said Ramzan Kadyrov.
The head of Chechnya also added that Ismail Aguev was appointed to the post of commander of the new "West-Akhmat"battalion. Kadyrov noted that Aguev showed himself well during the special military operation in Ukraine.
Earlier it was reported that in the Zaporozhye region began to form lists of volunteers who want to defend the region from the Ukrainian army.
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