Russian Federation: Russian National's Whereabouts Unknown
Maskhud Abdullaev, a Russian national was forcibly returned from Egypt to Russia on 19 June 2009. In an interview for a Chechen TV programme, broadcast on 30 June, he denied allegations that security forces had detained him in Moscow airport. There are doubts about whether he participated in the programme freely. Maskhud Abdullaev’s current whereabouts are unknown. If he has been detained, he may be at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.