On May 24, 2019, police in Kirov searched the home of Anatoliy Tokarev, 60, leading to criminal charges under the article "Organization of extremist activities" for "joint singing of biblical songs ... in his apartment." He had to promise to appear for interrogation.
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Photo: Jehovah’s Witnesses searched in Mordovia, Russia (2019)
Case of Tokarev in Kirov
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
"joint singing of biblical songs ... in his apartment."
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Kirov Region
8 May 2019