Manushakyan's case in Nizhny Novgorod

Case History

In June 2019, Oleg Makerov, investigator of the Ministry of Internal Affair of Russia for the Nizhny Novgorod Region, initiated a criminal case under an article for extremism. One of the defendants was Vladimir Manushakyan. A month later, the homes of 31 families in Nizhny Novgorod were searched. Manushakyan was interrogated, he spent the night in the detention center, after which he was released under a ban on certain actions. Later, the believer was added to the Rosfinmonitoring list of extremists. In November 2021, the case against Vladimir was made into a separate proceeding. On December 13, 2022, Vladimir passed away.

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    June 4, 2019

    Oleg Makerov, senior investigator of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Nizhny Novgorod Region, initiates criminal cases against unidentified persons, "in whose act signs of a crime under Part 1 of Article 282.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation are seen." The evidence base is collected by employees of the Center for Economics of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Nizhny Novgorod Region.

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    July 17, 2019 Search

    Police and FSB officers, with the support of SOBR, are conducting mass searches in 31 families of Nizhny Novgorod believers.

    Vladimir Manushakyan, Oleg Konshin, Sergey and Svetlana Malyanov become defendants in a criminal case. They are detained and placed in a temporary detention facility.

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    July 18, 2019

    Investigator Oleg Makerov brings Vladimir Manushakyan as an accused. Manushakyan, Malyanov and Konshin are banned from certain actions.

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    July 1, 2021

    Vladimir Manushakyan is included in the list of extremists of Rosfinmonitoring.

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    November 11, 2021

    The criminal case against Manushakyan is separated into separate proceedings. He was assigned the number 42101220089000650.

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    December 13, 2022

    Vladimir Manushakyan died at the age of 52. For more than three years, he was under investigation in connection with a criminal case for believing in God.