Believers arrested and banned literature planted in Kaluga

On June 26, 2019, searches were conducted in the city of Kaluga (Kaluga region) on the basis of the assumption that targeted residents profess the religion of Jehovah's Witnesses. The court ordered Roman Makhnev and Dmitry Kuzin to be detained for two months. One of the detainees said banned literature was planted at his apartment.

Case of Makhnev and Kuzin in Kaluga

Kaluga Region
Case number:
Current stage:
trial in court of first instance
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (1)

Persons in the case