He told Russia's human rights ambassador, Tatyana Moskalkova, that he would personally "talk to the prosecutor-general and the interior minister".
Putin told Moskalkova he would, calling the reports about Chechnya "the well-known information, or rumors" about men "with a nontraditional sexual orientation", according toNBC News.
Kadyrov has been accused of major human rights abuses and running Chechnya as a mafia-like fiefdom.
Last month, the Moscow-based newspaper Novaya Gazeta and LGBT activists revealed that "more than 100 men" confirmed or suspected of being gay had been sent to prison camps for homosexuals in Chechnya where they are tortured and killed.
Mr Putin said he would personally "talk to the prosecutor-general and the interior minister" to ask them to help Kremlin rights ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova check the reports which have caused an global scandal.
"Chechen society doesn't have a feature known as the nonstandard sexual orientation it has lived for thousands of years by different rules, the ones that were bestowed on people by the Almighty, the ones taking root in the norms of morailty and ethics in human relations".
What are the Eta Aquarids? The meteors stem from Eta Aquarri, one of the brightest stars in the constellation Aquarius. Although observable in the night sky, people from around the world will see different views of the meteor shower.
Purchased in February from the New York Mets, Ynoa pitched in the minors this season before joining the Orioles on Thursday. He then grinded out his final three innings to improve to 5-1 and help the Orioles (19-10) to their third straight victory.
Speaking to Sky News, Mr Khan said the plans "go nowhere near addressing the public health emergency we are facing". Measures implemented in the zones could include charging motorists who drive the dirtiest vehicles.
The crew chief suspension can range from one to three races and the points penalty can range from 10 to 40 points. Keselowski finished second to his teammate at Richmond and his auto was also taken for a further inspection.
It wasn't until the second that the scoring started, with Sidney Crosby scoring twice and Alex Ovechkin scoring once. He leads the playoffs in goals scored and already owns the franchise record for playoff goals by a rookie.
It points out that we are heading in the right direction. "It's pleasing that we are presently ranked 100". India, meanwhile, retained 11th spot in AFC."As long as we keep heading up the ladder, I am happy".
What's more: Facebook (FB, Tech30) now has 1.28 billion people who use its services every single day, up from 18% year-over-year. Despite the earnings beat, shares in the social network were down 40 cents to $151.19 in after-hours trading.
We also meet Mantis , a unusual insect-like alien , and Ayesha, a high priestess, who hires the Guardians to protect her planet. Comic readers wand to see more and more of the characters that they love make the jump from the page to the big screen.
There were concerned about their safety, and did they unreasonably use force to deprive him of his of his civil rights? That investigation - announced Wednesday - will focus on whether the officers' actions violated any state laws.
Finance Minister Michel Sapin said past year that France will not negotiate with Google but will follow the court. It comes just two years after Apple coughed up €318 million for taxes owed to the Italian authorities.
Parker hurt as Spurs draw level
After the Spurs were blown out in Game 1 , Parker responded with 18 points in 25 minutes before getting injured. Parker, who scored 18 points, was clutching his left knee as he lay on the floor after missing a short shot.
FG to invite Anthony Joshua to Nigeria
You heard it yourself, how Joshua didn't mention my name knowing I'm next for him but he called out [Tyson] Fury after fight. AJ has WBA and IBF mandatory obligations, plus Klitschko could invoke a rematch clause for an immediate return fight.
Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk
Oubre did not enjoy that, and wound up rushing at Olynyk at full speed, trucking the Celtics forward to the ground. "So we'll see. Insane is just how the Wizards like it. "The Wizards have been a great starting team all year", Stevens said before the game.
Trump keeps options open against North Korea
When asked, Mr Trump said Mr Kim will eventually develop better missiles, and "we can't allow it to happen". A few residents were injured or fainted from the scuffle and were transported to a hospital.
Plane Veers Off West Virginia Runway
One of the wings on the Air Cargo Carriers plane broke off and came to rest on grass next to the runway, according to Plante. The FAA said on its website that Yeager Airport in Charleston isn't expected to reopen until Saturday morning.
White House dismisses chief usher, 1st woman to hold post
Douglas Brinkley, a presidential historian at Rice University, hypothesized that Reid was sacked over Trump's paranoia. But when her colleagues arrived at work today, they were told that Reid's time at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue was over.
Derby 2017: 5 horses to watch in 143rd Kentucky Derby
Patch , whose left eye was removed because of infection, drew the No. 20 post on the far outside. "It seems to never faze him". As you place your wages on the poised victor of this year's races, make sure to watch all the action go down in haute style.
Bill Shine leaves Fox News after 20 years
Some at Fox believed Shine gave the network stability and continuity as it was buffeted by the Ailes and O'Reilly episodes. In a statement, Fox's Rupert Murdoch said Shine's departure marked a "significant day for all" at the company.