Russian detainees at Guantanamo Bay
The United States Department of Defense acknowledges holding nine Russian detainees in Guantanamo. However, the actual number of Russian citizens in Guantanamo remains unclear. Several men known to have been held in Guantanamo are missing from the official list. One citizen of Uzbekistan is listed as a Russian.
A total of 778 detainees have been held in extrajudicial detention in the Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba since the camps opened on January 11, 2002 The camp population peaked in 2004 at approximately 660. Only nineteen new detainees, all "high value detainees" have been transferred there since the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Rasul v. Bush. As of April 2016, 80 detainees remain at Guantanamo.
Russian detainees in Guantanamo
|203||Ravil Shafeyavich Gumarov||2002-01-21||2004-02-27|
|209||Almasm Rabilavich Sharipov||2002-01-21||2004-02-27|
|211||Ruslan Anatoloivich Odijev||2002-06-14||2004-02-27||
|492||Aiat Nasimovich Vahitov||2002-06-14||2004-02-27|
|674||Timur Ravilich Ishmurat||2002-06-14||2004-02-27|
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He arrived in that country on March 26 and told local officials in the airport that he is the victim of harassment by Russian intelligence. He is now living in the Ter Apel refugee accommodation center in The Netherlands, Kommersant reports today.
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