The Verdict in the Dennis Christensen Case Will Be Announced on February 6

Photo: Dennis Christensen in Zheleznodorozhny District Court of Oryol, January 2019

January 30, 2019, in Oryol, the concluding pleadings in the case of Dennis Christensen have ended with the defendant giving his final statement.

Judge Aleksey Rudnev announced that he is taking several days to render his decision. The verdict will be announced in court on February 6, 2019 at 11:00.

Address of the Zheleznodorozhny District Court of Oryol ul. Maxim Gorky, 45-a.

Case of Christensen in Oryol

Oryol Region
Case number:
Current stage:
verdict took effect
Suspected of:
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:
282.2 (1)
Investigative Department of the Directorate of the FSB of Russia for the Oryol Region
Case initiated:
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

Persons in the case