In Sergiyev Posad, Criminal Proceedings Continue Against Congregation Elders of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Уголовное преследование сергиевопосадских старейшин Свидетелей Иеговы

There are no victims in this case, and these men have not instigated any violations. Rather, they themselves are victims of criminal prosecution, and this only because of their religion.

Case of Stepanov and Sivak in Sergiyev Posad

Moscow Region
Sergiyev Posad
Suspected of:
по версии следствия, возбуждение ненависти либо вражды, совершенное организованной группой
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (2)
Case initiated:
9 April 2013

Persons in the case