Probably because no one has gone far enough in that direction,” Valery Zolotarev of the Chechen anti-extremism centre told tabloid Moskovsky Komsomolets.
A man has also been attacked and beaten, the Berlin daily reported on Wednesday after interviewing several victims.On Tuesday the Interior Ministry released annual figures on extremist movements in Germany, claiming that Salafists - people who adhere to a particularly hard-line interpretation of Islam - have swelled in number from 8,350 in 2015 to now 10,000.Hundreds of divorced couples are being forced to 'reunite' in Chechnya, under a new government program which the country's president claims will help defeat ISIS.'If you refuse, it means you are going against not only religion and customs, but also against his will,' she told the BBC.'It is clear that, when you are pressed from all sides, you have to agree.'A representative for the so called 'headquarters for harmonising marital and family relations', told BBC that the arrangements were for the benefit of children - even when it meant that a woman became her ex-husband's second wife.'After our commission's work, a man got his first wife back, and now lives with two wives, because under Islam a man can have four wives,' he said.