Tumso Abdurakhmanov, a Chechen activist, posted a video after an apparent attack on him in Poland.
He said a person with a hammer had been sent to kill him, in an Instagram Live video which also seemed to show the assailant.
Abdurakhmanov is seeking asylum in Poland having left Chechnya, which is under the harsh rule of Ramzan Kadyrov, a close ally of Vladimir Putin.
The apparent attack follows two killings — one in Germany and one in France — of other dissident Chechens.
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A dissident blogger living in Poland was attacked by a man with a hammer, and livestreamed the aftermath, in what appears to be the latest in a series of similar attacks.

Tumso Abdurakhmanov, a Chechen activist, posted a video of himself in the aftermath of the attack Wednesday night.

Breathless and bloody, he stands over the body of his unidentified assailant and…

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