Clarification: Russia-Chechnya-Rebuilding Syria story

July 19, 2017 GMT

MOSCOW (AP) — In a story July 18, The Associated Press quoted Ekaterina Sokirianskaia, project director for Russia and North Caucasus at the International Crisis Group, as saying that ordinary people and businesses are the major source of funding for a charitable foundation run by the family of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov. The story should have noted that Sokirianskaia said she got this information from reports by local residents.