In Spassk-Dalniy, a Witness Suffered a Stroke in a Convoy Car. Later, an Electronic Bracelet Was Attached to Her Leg—the One Not Paralyzed

Photo: Olga Opaleva

On October 10, 2019, in a convoy car on the way to court, 67-year-old Olga Opaleva became ill and was hospitalized with an ischemic stroke. On October 23, she was escorted from the hospital back to house arrest. Her left side paralyzed, an electronic bracelet is put on her right leg nevertheless. She moves around the room with difficulty.

Case of Malevaniy and Others in Spassk-Dalny

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 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 (1.1)
Investigative Department of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Primorskiy Region
Case initiated:
12 November 2018



СО СУ СК России по Приморскому краю возбуждает уголовное дело за веру по ст. 282.2 (1), 282.2 (1.1); по версии следствия, незаконно организовал на территории г. Спасска-Дальнего деятельность религиозной организации Свидетелей Иеговы (со ссылкой на решение Верховного суда РФ о ликвидации всех 396 зарегистрированных организаций Свидетелей Иеговы). Невинными жертвами правоохранителей становятся: Малёваный Дмитрий (1990 г.р.), Трофимов Алексей (1959 г.р.), Опалева Ольга (1952 г.р.), Панюта Ольга (1959 г.р.).

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