Lenur Seidametov was transferred to the Lipetsk region of the Russian Federation

January 18, 2023

Political prisoner Lenur Seidametov, who was previously sentenced to 13 years in prison, was transferred to FKU-2 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of the Russian Federation in the Lipetsk Region. It is reported by the Crimean Solidarity.

In the letter, the political prisoner said that he was in quarantine in the city of Yelets.

“On January 10, I arrived at the Yelets prison, before that I had been in Voronezh and in the Lipetsk region. All this time I could not contact because of the holidays. January 11 was quarantined for two weeks. Emil (Ziiadynov) is with me from Crimea. Jemaat and my people, a huge village, let them not lose heart, see you soon in shaa Allah”,- he wrote.

We remind you that on February 17, 2021, Russian security forces conducted seven searches in the homes of Crimean Tatars in Bilohirsk, Bakhchysarai, Simferopol, Sevastopol and the Sovetske district of the occupied Crimea. The detainees are charged with article 205.5 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. The Kyiv district court and the Lenin district court chose a measure of restraint in the form of detention. On March 22, 2022, the Southern District Military Court announced the conviction of political prisoners from Crimea – Tymur Yalkabov and Lenur Seidametov. Crimean Tatar activists were sentenced to 17 and 13 years in a strict regime colony.