From left to right, top to bottom: Konstantin Bazhenov, Aleksey Budenchuk, Feliks Makhammadiyev, Aleksey Miretskiy, Roman Gridasov, Gennadiy German


From 2 to 3.5 Уears in Prison for Faith. Real Jail Term Sentences in Saratov for Jehovah's Witnesses

Saratov Region

On September 19, 2019, the judge of the Leninskiy District Court of Saratov, Dmitriy Larin, sentenced six city residents to various terms of imprisonment on the basis of their religion. Such a harsh sentence for believing in Jehovah became the second such instance in the history of modern Russia.

Case of Bazhenov and Others in Saratov

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Saratov Region
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В чем подозревается:
according to the investigation, together with others he conducted religious services, which is interpreted as “organising the activity of an extremist organisation” (with reference to the decision of the Russian Supreme Court on the liquidation of all 396 registered organisations of Jehovah’s Witnesses)
Номер уголовного дела:
9 June 2018 
Текущая стадия дела:
приговор вступил в силу
Investigative Department of the Directorate of the FSB of Russia for the Saratov Region
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