'Grozny Day' celebrations
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Hollywood stars attend party for Chechen leader

The Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has thrown an extravagant party with a laser show, fireworks display and Hollywood stars as guests.

The controversial Mr Kadyrov, who recently turned 35, had banned public celebrations of his birthday, claiming instead that the giant event was to celebrate 'Grozny Day'.

From Moscow Steve Rosenberg reports.

  • 06 Oct 2011
  • From the section Europe