Concluding statements in the case of the Dennis Christensen, a Danish citizen and one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, began in the District Court of Oryol on January 23, 2019. Representatives of the prosecution, as well as one of Mr. Christensen’s lawyers, Anton Bogdanov, presented their closing statements . On January 30, 2019, Irina Krasnikova, defense attorney, delivered her closing statement.
The Full Transcript of the Concluding Statement by Christensen’s Lawyer Is Available in Russian
30 January 2019
Фото: табличка, о которой говорил адвокат в прениях.
Case of Christensen in Oryol
verdict took effect
according to the investigation, together with the others he conducted religious services, which is interpreted as “organising the activity of an extremist organisation” (with reference to the court’s decision on the liquidation of the local organisation of Jehovah’s Witnesses)
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
Investigative Department of the Directorate of the FSB of Russia for the Oryol Region
23 May 2017
Number of the case in court: 1-37/1
Considering on the merits: Zheleznodorozhnyy District Court of the City of Oryol
Judge: Aleksei Nikolaevich Rudnev
Appellate Court: Oryol Regional Court