In Kursk, Two Men and One Woman Jailed for Their Faith

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After mass searches and subsequent interrogations of believers in Kursk on October 16, 2019, Andrey Andreev, as well as the spouses Artem and Alevtina Bagratyan, were arrested for 27 days. Believers are to be detained until November 11, 2019. Criminal cases against these three citizens are combined into one; it is handled by the investigative department of the FSB in the Kursk region.

Update. In Kursk on October 24, 2019, searches were conducted in four homes of Witnesses. Digital devices are confiscated in the homes of two older female Witnesses

Case of Andreyev and Others in Kursk

Kursk Region
Case number:
Current stage:
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (1)
282.2 (2)
УФСБ России по Курской области
Case initiated:
12 September 2019



УФСБ России по Курской области возбуждает уголовное дело за веру по ст. 282.2 (1), 282.2 (2). Невинными жертвами правоохранителей становятся: Андреев Андрей (1976 г.р.), Багратян Артём (1972 г.р.), Багратян Алевтина (1977 г.р.).

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