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Zakayev Leaves Poland

Chechen separatist Akhmed Zakayev, who was briefly detained in Poland on a Russian warrant accusing him of murder, kidnapping and terrorism, has left Warsaw to return to his home in London, a Polish aide said Monday.

Zakayev left the country Sunday because his Polish visa was expiring, Adam Borowski said. Zakayev was taken into custody Friday but released that evening after a Warsaw court rejected the warrant for his arrest.

Zakayev will seek to extend his visa so that he can return for any future court proceedings, Borowski said. 


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