New Criminal Case for Faith in Karelia. Mikhail Gordeev, 59, Detained at His Workplace and Placed Under Recognisance Agreement

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On September 5, 2019, in Petrozavodsk (Karelia, Russia), FSB officers detained Mikhail Gordeev right at his workplace, suspecting him of practicing the religion of Jehovah's Witnesses. He was searched, his tablet was seized, and he was taken to the FSB department. A criminal case was opened.

Case of Amosov and Others in Petrozavodsk

Region:
Karelia
Locality:
Petrozavodsk
Case number:
11907860001000022
Current stage:
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
Suspected of:
по версии следствия, объединились в организованную группу с целью организации на территории города Петрозаводска Республики Карелия деятельности местного подразделения запрещенной религиозной организации «Управленческий центр Свидетелей Иеговы в России», в том числе путем организации собраний и вовлечения в его деятельность новых членов
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (1)
Investigating:
УФСБ России по Республике Карелия
Case initiated:
31 July 2019