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.