Abstract: the article reveals the experience of the authorities and clergy of the Chechen Republic in the fight against extremism and terrorism and the role of the first President of the Chechen Republic, Hero of Russia A. Kadyrov, as well as the Head of the Chechen Republic, Hero of Russia R. A. Kadyrov in this matter. It is noted that in the Chechen Republic the ideas of peace and stability have become the main goal of the fight against destructive forces. In may 2007, the President of the Chechen Republic, Hero of Russia R. A. Kadyrov headed the antiterrorist Commission of the Republic. He signed a decree on measures to counter terrorism in the Chechen Republic. Theoretical aspects of terrorism, its global and regional manifestations, forms of existence of religious and political extremism, radical Islamism in the region are revealed. The пeneral methods, ways of counteraction, forms of prevention by means of mobilization of opportunities of an ethno-cultural resource are considered. The author comes to the conclusion that extremism, as well as terrorism are diverse, and they are manifested under various masks, because in these social deviations political, ideological, ethnic, etc. components are intertwined, sometimes making it difficult to define clearly their types, forms of existence. Because of this, there is a need to consolidate efforts in the fight against them all authorities and in their prevention, using both traditional and modern methods of confrontation. The Chechen crisis was preceded by different scenarios, where the result was a permanent state of war and instability of the entire region. However, the events of recent years have become a turning point in the recent history of the state-legal development of the Chechen Republic within the framework of Russian statehood. The experience of the Chechen people in this cruel and, in fact, unequal struggle is extremely valuable, multifaceted and at the same time very tragic in terms of irreplaceable human losses during the years of being at the forefront of a strong confrontation.
Keywords: Islam, extremism, terrorism, youth, First President of the Czech Republic A.A. Kadyrov, Head of the Czech Republic R.A. Kadyrov