On October 11, 2019, the Central District Court of Sochi sent Nikolay Kuzichkin and Vyacheslav Popov to jail, detained on the eve of a mass raid on believers.
On the evening of October 10, 2019, groups of armed masked security officers, some with dogs, invaded at least 19 houses of Jehovah's Witnesses in Sochi (Krasnodar Territory).
While Sergey Isayev was in custody on false charges of disobeying police officers, the FSB pressured a teenage boy to give false testimony against him.
Witnesses in Southern Russia Forced to Quit Because of Supreme Court Decision Against Jehovah’s Witnesses
In the Stavropol and Krasnodar Territories, some are facing pressure at work because of their religion.