Russian lawyer has been detained in Crimea

Russian lawyer Nicholay Polozov Nicholay Polozov

Today, the 25th of January, Russian lawyer and members of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov and Ahtem Chijgoz’s deffender Nicholay Polozov, has been detained by the Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia in Simferopol (Crimea).

“Lawyer Nicholay Polozov has been detained by the FSB in Simferopol and is taken to the Office for questioning as a witness in the case of Ilmi Umerov. He has just come back from PACE after his speech and has been immediately detained upon his arrival to the hotel, “said journalist Anton Naumljuk.

Previously, Polozov said that he could be kidnaped by the FSB.

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