Photo: Sergey Melnikov


Sergey Melnikov, Accused of Talking About Religion, Released from Detention in Ussuriysk, Primorsky Territory

Primorye Territory

On October 4, 2019, a judge of the Ussuriysk District Court, Galina Lazareva, decided to change the preventive measure on local resident Sergey Melnikov from pre-trial detention to house arrest. The case for faith against the peaceful believer is not closed; he still faces up to 10 years in prison.

Case of Melnikov in Ussuriysk

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Primorye Territory
Населенный пункт:
В чем подозревается:
According to the investigation he “took steps to organize the recruitment of new members aimed at continuing the illegal activities of the banned religious organization ‘Jehovah's Witnesses Administrative Center in Russia’” (with reference to the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on the liquidation of the religious organization “Jehovah's Witnesses Administrative Center in Russia” and its structural divisions)
Номер уголовного дела:
5 June 2019 
Текущая стадия дела:
приговор вступил в силу
Investigation Department for Ussuriysk city of the Investigation Administration of the IC of Russia for Primorye Territory
Номер дела в суде:
1-27/2021 (1-510/2020)
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