According to the Department of the Crimea's Investigative Committee, the man went to the city of Melitopol for work, and he stays in touch with his relatives.

Ernest Ablyazimov went missing in the evening January 4, 2016. Last time he was seen on January 4 at the bus station in the city of Simferopol.

February 11 another one Crimean Tatar, Marcel Alyautdinov, also disappeared.

A week ago it was reported that a 16-year-old Elvina Razakova, who went missing in mid-January, was found in the city of Krasnodar.

During the Russia’s annexation of Crimea, a few Crimean Tatars have disppeared without a trace: Seyran Zinedine (went missing May 30, 2014), Islyam Dzhepparov Dzhavdet Islyamov (missing since September, 27 2014), Eskender Apselyamov (missing October, 3 2014). In December 2015, Ruslan Ganiev and his friend Arlen Terekhov went missing in the city of Kerch.