Russian Authorities Attempt to Seize Foreign Property

St. Petersburg

On 7 December 2017, consideration begins of the prosecutor’s claim aimed at seizing from a foreign organisation a large complex of properties in the village of Solnechnoye (St. Petersburg). The “Watchtower Society”, which was incorporated in 1884 and serves the interests of Jehovah’s Witnesses throughout the world, has owned the complex since 2000.