Court released Yekaterina Pegasheva to house arrest. Over three months in jail, she received more than 700 letters of support from 15 countries

Mari El

Hard of hearing and almost blind, a disabled person from Nevinnomyssk is declared an extremist. Read the biography of Sergey Kuznetsov

Stavropol Territory

In her youth, Karina Saakyan fled from ethnic conflict in Azerbaijan in search of peace. Now she is suspected of extremism. We publish her biography

Stavropol Territory

Imprisoned for Their Faith” infographic has been updated. It reflects the geography of arrests, their chronicle, the number of searches and much more


On January 9, the first hearing in the case of four believers was held in Omsk. The indictment was announced

Omsk Region

Six and More Years in Prison Requested for Believers Markin and Trofimov. Witnesses in Penza to Hear Verdict on January 22

On January 15, 2020, a parties’ presentation in the case against believers accused of extremist activity began in the Polarny District Court of the Murmansk Region. The verdict will be announced on January 22, 2020, at 3:00 pm at the address: town of Polarny, st. Sivko, 2.
Murmansk Region

Court of Appeal Upholds Criminal Sentence for Aleksey Metsger for Believing in Jehovah God

On January 13, 2020, the Perm Regional Court upheld the decision of a lower court to punish Aleksey Metsger for practicing his religion. He will be fined 350,000 rubles.
Perm Territory

In the town of Polyarny (Murmansk region), the parties’ presentations begin in the case of Markin and Trofimov. January 15, the prosecution will request punishment for them

Murmansk Region

In Volgograd, the investigation toughened the article of accusation against four believers who recently were released from jail. Now they face up to 10 years in prison

Volgograd Region

An accountant from Nevinnomyssk may be in the dock for her love of the Bible. Read the biography of Nadezhda Konkova

Stavropol Territory

On Monday, the Perm Regional Court Will Consider the Complaint of Aleksey Metsger On a Criminal Conviction For Faith

On January 13, 2020, an appeal hearing will be held in the Perm Regional Court on the complaint of Aleksey Metzger, who was convicted two months ago of a criminal offense for faith (with a fine of 350,000 rubles). The hearing starts at 9:30 local time. Court address: Perm, Ekaterininskaia st., 33.
Perm Territory

71-year-old Valentina Suvorova from Chelyabinsk charged with extremism because of her interest in the Bible. Read her biography

Chelyabinsk Region