Photo: Raid on believers (Orenburg, May 16, 2018)
Criminal prosecution of Yevgeny Aksyonov for reading the Holy Scriptures in KhabarovskKhabarovsk Territory
On July 24, 2019, a decision was issued to bring Yevgeny Aksenov, a native of Khabarovsk, as an accused. The "guilt" of Aksenov, according to the investigation, is that in April 2018, he and his friends met in the conference hall of the hotel complex and read the Holy Scriptures.
On the evening of August 6, 2019, 4 FSB officers with witnesses came to the apartment of Yevgeny Aksyonov and his family in Khabarovsk. During the search, they turned over all the belongings and seized the hard drive.
Law enforcement officers regard reading the Bible as a continuation of extremist activity. The decree was signed by D. Pozdnyakov, senior investigator-criminalist of the investigation department of the FSB of Russia in the Khabarovsk Territory. A written undertaking not to leave was taken from the believer.