Concluding Statements in Christensen Appeal Due May 16

Photo: Oryol Regional Court (May 2019)

Lawyers for Dennis Christensen will summarize  their arguments during the debate, which will begin May 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. in Oryol Regional Court. On May 8, the court ruled that the stage of the judicial investigation had passed, denying all petitions of lawyers.

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