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Karim Zidan

Karim Zidan

Karim Zidan is an investigative journalist covering the intersection of sports and politics. His work has appeared in The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Vox Media, The American Prospect and HBO Real Sports.

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Chechnya’s Fight Club Joins Putin’s War

Chechnya’s Fight Club Joins Putin’s War

Chechnya’s pro-Putin leader Ramzan Kadyrov is weaponizing combat sports to remake Chechen society – and build himself loyal soldiers.

Karim Zidan