Sergey Melnikov, Accused of Talking About Religion, Released from Detention in Ussuriysk, Primorsky Territory

Photo: Sergey Melnikov

On October 4, 2019, a judge of the Ussuriysk District Court, Galina Lazareva, decided to change the preventive measure on local resident Sergey Melnikov from pre-trial detention to house arrest. The case for faith against the peaceful believer is not closed; he still faces up to 10 years in prison.

Case of Melnikov in Ussuriysk

Primorye Territory
Current stage:
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (1)
Case initiated:
5 June 2019

Persons in the case