Photo: Raid on Witnesses, 2016


New Criminal Case in Novosibirsk: 70 Interrogated

Novosibirsk Region

On April 19, 2019, Federal Security Service (FSB) officers raided 12 private apartments of citizens thought to be Jehovah's Witnesses. In all, 70 persons were interrogated and three of them, one a woman, were detained. On the next day, the local court put the two men, 64-year-old Aleksandr Seredkin, and Valeriy Maletskov, 44, under house arrest. The third person detained, Marina Chaplykina, 48, was confined to a restricted residence.

Case of Seredkin and Others in Novosibirsk

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Novosibirsk Region
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В чем подозревается:
According to the investigation, he "organized meetings and led the reading and discussion of literature recognized as extremist” (with the reference to the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on the liquidation of all 396 registered organizations of Jehovah's Witnesses)
Номер уголовного дела:
19 April 2019 
Текущая стадия дела:
разбирательство в суде первой инстанции
Investigative Department of the Directorate of the FSB of Russia for the Novosibirsk Region
Номер дела в суде:
1-16/2023 (1-181/2022)
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