Russian president Vladimir Putin through his spokesman Dmitry Peskov has however denied the claims saying that Kremlin does not have confirmed information on the targeted violence.
Other celebrities through their social media sites also condemned the heartless actions by the Russians.
â€œThings happen these days and itâ€™s hard to believe theyâ€™re real. And yet they are. If this is happening in Chechnya, the world needs to rise up,â€ said Ellen DeGeneres who also is an LGBTQ activist.
â€œThe UN must probe LGBTQ attacks in Chechnya. Appalling!â€ said Chuck Schumer through his twitter account.
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