On July 2, 2019, a court in Krasnoyarsk released Andrey Stupnikov, who had been held under house arrest for his faith. He can now move freely.
In Krasnoyarsk, Believer Released From House Arrest
3 July 2019
Photo: Andrey Stupnikov in Krasnoyarsk District Court (2018)
Case of Stupnikov in Krasnoyarsk
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
according to the investigation they participated in religious services, which is interpreted as “organising the activity of an extremist organisation” (with reference to the decision of the Russian Supreme Court on the liquidation of all 396 registered organisations of Jehovah’s Witnesses).
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
initially, Investigative Department of the Zheleznodorozhnyy District of the Investigative Committee of the city of Krasnoyarsk, later the case was transferred to the Second Investigation Department of the First Directorate for Investigating Especially Im
3 July 2018