Fanis Shaikhutdinov

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Fanis Shaikhutdinov
Born June 27, 1965 (1965-06-27) (age 58)
Nationality Russia
Other names Fanis Aglyamovich Shaikhutdinov
Known for convicted of a role in a terrorist bombing

Fanis Shaikhutdinov is a Russian citizen who was convicted of bombing a natural gas pipeline, together with two former Guantanamo detainees, Ravil Gumarov and Timur Ishmuratov, guilty.[1]

In 2014 the Institute of Modern Russia named him on a list of political prisoners.[2] They noted he was acquitted at his 2005 trial, only to have that verdict overturned. They characterized him as a victim of an unjust trial.


  1. "3 terrorism suspects convicted in bombing". The New York Times (Moscow). 2006-05-08. Retrieved 2021-01-29. "Ravil Gumarov, Timur Ishmuratov and Fanis Shaikhutdinov were found guilty Friday by the jury in the Supreme Court of Tatarstan, the Moscow-based Memorial Human Rights Center and Civic Assistance Committee said." 
  2. "Russia’s Political Prisoners: The Updated List". Institute of Modern Russia. 2014-10-30. Retrieved 2021-01-29.