In Elbrus, Hearings Begin in Second Criminal Case in That Republic

Photo: Yuriy Zalipayev

On 16 July 2018 in the town of Maysk (Kabardino-Balkaria), hearings begin in the case against Yuriy Zalipayev, who has become a victim of criminal prosecution for reasons of faith.

Case of Zalipayev in Mayskiy


Locality: Mayskiy

Case number: 11702830005000056

Number of the case in court: 1-89/2018

Current stage: trial in court of first instance

Suspected of: according to the investigation he advocates the exclusivity of his religion (which is interpreted as extremism), and publicly urges others to carry out extremist activity

Article of the Russian Criminal Code: 280(1) and 282(1)

Case initiated: 10 August 2017

Investigating: Mayskiy Inter-district Investigative Department of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria

Considering on the merits: Mayskiy District Court in the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria

Judge: Elena Valerevna Kudriavtseva

Persons in the case