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".
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.
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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.
But Mr Kadyrov claimed gay men in the republic were not true Chechens and were simply pretending to be Chechen in order to "get to the West".
The Russian president has faced repeated calls from the US, UK, and countries around the world calling for an end to the torture, illegal imprisonment, and murder of gay men in the autonomous region.
After a delay, Russian investigators have said they are probing the allegations.
On Tuesday, Merkel in a joint press conference with Putin urged him to "use his influence" to protect gays amid "very negative reports" coming out of Chechnya.
Ms Moskalkova asked Mr. Putin to set up a working group that would deal with the problem from Moscow, rather than in Chechnya, where much of law enforcement is considered loyal to Mr Kadyrov foremost.
Gonzalez has appeared in at least 156 games each season since he became a full-time starter with the San Diego Padres in 2006. Padres: C Hector Sanchez was hit on the right foot by a foul ball by Pederson in the sixth.
Maker then assisted Antetokounmpo with a nifty pass off the dribble that forced Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey to burn a timeout. Milwaukee aims to take a 3-1 series lead over visiting Toronto on Saturday after steamrolling the Raptors 104-77 in Game 3.
More than 200 people were injured as fights raged in various parts of the capital, Blyde and another opposition mayor said. Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets to protest what they say is a plummet into autocracy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Google agrees to pay $335 million in Italy tax dispute
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.