Photo: Handcuffed Evgeniy Dechko. Smolensk (May 2019)


Fourth Witness Imprisoned in Smolensk

Smolensk Region

On May 1, 2019, a court ruled to send Evgeniy Dechko, 30, to a detention center for two months. Evgeniy had been arrested in Dagomys, Krasnodar region, and brought to Smolensk, where he became the fourth imprisoned Witness in the city, joining three other men jailed earlier.

Case of Shalev and Others in Smolensk

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Номер уголовного дела:
В чем подозревается:
According to the investigation he “organized and held a joint prayer to ‘Jehovah’, carried out a demonstration of videos ... informing adherents on issues of participation in conventions ... organizing and conducting subsequent joint meetings” (from the indictment)
Smolensk Region
Номер дела в суде:
1-2/2021 (1-159/2020)
Investigative Department of the Directorate of the FSB of Russia for the Smolensk Region
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Текущая стадия дела:
приговор вступил в силу
25 April 2019