In Blagoveshchensk, a New Criminal Case Was Opened for Faith. A Recognizance Agreement Was Taken From Two Men

Blagoveshchensk. Photo: Dima Ostrovsky / CC BY 2.0

On October 21, 2019, V. S. Obukhov, member of the investigative department of the FSB of Russia in the Amur Region, issued a decision to institute a new criminal case under Part 2 of Article 282.2 of the Criminal Code. Extremism is now blamed on Sergey Ermilov and Anton Olshevskiy.

Case of Olshevskiy and Yermilov in Blagoveshchensk

Region:
Amur Region
Locality:
Blagoveshchensk
Case number:
11907100001000062
Current stage:
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
Suspected of:
According to the investigation he took part in activities of the liquidated organization through direct involvement in religious activities (with reference to the decision of the Russian Federation Supreme Court to liquidate all 396 registered organizations of Jehovah’s Witnesses)
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (2)
Investigating:
Investigation Office of Russian Federal Security Office for Amur region
Case initiated:
21 October 2019

Timeline

С августа 2017 по июль 2018

По версии следствия, Ермилов совместно с Ольшевским, «предвидя наступление общественно опасных последствий… принимал непосредственное участие в проводимых религиозных мероприятиях».
21.10.2019 УФСБ России по Амурской области возбуждает уголовное дело по 282.2 (2) УК РФ.
24.10.2019 В. Обухов, следователь СО УФСБ России по Амурской области, привлекает верующих в качестве обвиняемых по ст. 282.2 (2) УК РФ. С верующих взята подписка о невыезде.
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