Kremlin ally Ramzan Kadyrov has accused the U.S. government of pressuring the social media platform.
In addition, the U.S. Treasury is sanctioning four Russians under a U.S. law known as the Magnitsky Act.
He also said it's "his dream" to leave office at some point, though he showed no signs of stepping down.
You have to see this interview to believe it.
"Imprisoning people because of who they love is inhuman,” he said.
The claws are out.