Appellate Court in Bashkiria Transfers Witness to House Arrest

On 31 October 2018, the Supreme Court of that republic mitigated the preventive measure on Anton Lemeshev from Dyurtyuli.

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New Criminal Case and Arrest In Bashkiria

On 18 October 2018 in Dyurtyuli, no less than 11 searches were conducted in the homes of Jehovah’s Witnesses. 31-year-old Anton Lemeshev was sent to a detention centre.

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Anatoliy Vilitkevich Released From Detention Centre

The Supreme Court of the Republic of Bashkortostan has transferred the Witness to house arrest.

In Four Regions, Almost Simultaneous Arrests of Presumed Jehovah’s Witnesses

On 10, 18, 19 and 20 April 2018, home searches took place in Bashkiria, the Ivanovo and Murmansk Regions and the Primorskiy Territory. Four people were arrested.

In Bashkiria, Witness Sent to Detention Centre for 52 Days

32-year-old Ufa resident Anatoliy Vilitkevich, arrested on 10 April 2018, is charged under Article 282.2 of the Russian Criminal Code, since he presumably professes the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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After Supreme Court Decision, More Pressure on Schoolchildren of Jehovah’s Witnesses

On the background of judicial action against organisations of Jehovah’s Witnesses, some children have begun to experience unprecedented pressure. Here are some instances from Bashkiria and the Rostov and Kirov Regions.