In Primorsky Territory, Sergey Sergeyev and Yuriy Belosludtsev Moved from Jail to House Arrest

Photo: Sergey Sergeyev (left) and Yuriy Belosludtsev (right) with his wife Yelena

At the end of September 2019, a court in the Primorsky Territory decided to release two believers from the pre-trial detention center. Sergey Sergeyev and Yuriy Belosludtsev from Luchegorsk were placed under house arrest. However, cases for faith against them continue to be investigated.

Case of Sergeyev and Belosludtsev in Luchegorsk

Primorye Territory
Case number:
Current stage:
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
Suspected of:
according to the investigation, together with others he conducted religious services, which is interpreted as organising and participating in 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:
282.2 (1)
282.2 (2)
Investigative Committee of Russia for the Primorye Territory
Case initiated:
11 March 2019