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Stars celebrate Chechen strongman’s birthday

AFP, GROZNY, RUSSIA

This year, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev invited British pop star Sting to perform at celebrations on his 71st birthday, which were also formally linked to a city day.

Sting pulled out at the last moment on the instigation of Amnesty International, citing violations of the rights of striking workers.

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