On 31 October 2018, the Supreme Court of that republic mitigated the preventive measure on Anton Lemeshev from Dyurtyuli.
The Supreme Court of the Republic of Bashkortostan has transferred the Witness to house arrest.
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.
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.
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.