Photo: Aleksey Metsger with his wife Irina
Another Case Criminalizing Faith in Perm. Aleksey Metsger Charged with Practicing ExtremismPerm Territory
On August 22, 2019, Aleksey Metsger, 42, resident of Perm, was officially charged with participating in “extremist activities.” A recognizance not to leave his home city was taken from him. The believer faces up to six years in prison only for practicing his religion.