His lawyer, Nikolai Polozov posted this on Twitter.
"Hayser has been released," he wrote and posted a photo, showing Hayser standing near his wife and his mother near the colony premises.
In 2013, Hayser Dzhemilev was found guilty of manslaughter with the use of his parent's gun of a family friend Fevzi Edemov. After the annexation of Crimea, Russian investigative authorities decided to re-investigate. Hayser was taken from Simferopol jail to Krasnodar region of Russia
The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation reduced his five-year imprisonment by year and a half. However, Kyiv's Dniprovskiy District Court in April 2015 sentenced him to three years and eight months in prison. Hayser Dzhemilev was serving his sentence in Astrakhan colony No. 10.