On October 2, 2019, two criminal cases were instituted against citizens of Krasnoyarsk. According to investigators, Sergey Tolstonozhenko and Tatyana Feruleva carried out “illegal activities of Jehovah's Witnesses.” This is the way law enforcement officials interpreted a simple conversation.
New Criminal Cases in Krasnoyarsk: Man and Woman Face Jail Because of Conversation About Faith at Bus Stop
9 October 2019
Case of Tolstonozhenko in Krasnoyarsk
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
2 October 2019