Akhmed Zakayev surrounded by police and TV cameras
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Chechen separatist leader Zakayev 'arrested' in Poland

Chechen separatist leader Akhmed Zakayev has been arrested in Poland where he was due to attend a two-day Chechen congress, media reports say.

He had earlier been warned by Polish authorities that he faced arrest because of a Russian warrant.

The BBC's Tom Esslemont explains what is known about the arrest.

  • 17 Sep 2010