Case of Manuilov in Barnaul

Case History

In the summer of 2023, in Barnaul, the Investigative Committee opened a criminal case against Vitaliy Manuylov and Valeriy Klokov. In April 2024, Vitaliy was interrogated, accused of participating in an extremist organization’s activities and was placed under detention. The next day, the court placed him under house arrest. After 2 months, his case was separated into a separate proceeding. It went to court in June 2024.

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    July 10, 2023 Case initiated Art. 282.2 (2)

    Senior investigator Yevgeny Kozuchenko opens a criminal case against 50-year-old Vitaly Manuilov and 37-year-old Valery Klokov under Part 2 of Article 282.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (participation in the activities of an extremist organization).

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    April 11, 2024 Interrogation Temporary detention facility

    Vitaliy Manuilov comes for questioning to the Investigative Committee. He is charged and placed in a temporary detention center.

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    April 12, 2024 House arrest

    The court in Barnaul sends Vitaly Manuilov under house arrest.

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    April 25, 2024 Art. 282.2 (2)

    Investigator Kozuchenko charges Vitaliy Manuilov in the latest version, seeing extremism in peaceful meetings of believers with friends, where he "actively quoted the book "Holy Scripture".

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    June 27, 2024 Case went to court

    The case goes to the Industrial District Court of Barnaul. It will be considered by judge Yevgeniy Saprykin.