Krasnodar Territory

A record 36 searches in one day. The results of the mass raid on Jehovah's Witnesses, which took place in Sochi and its suburbs on October 10, 2019, are summed up

Krasnodar Territory

Nikolay Kuzichkin, a 68-year-old piano tuner from Sochi, was put in pre-trial detention for his religious beliefs. His biography is published

Krasnodar Territory

Vyacheslav Popov, designer and architect from Sochi, subjected to criminal prosecution on the basis of his religious convictions. His bio is revealing

Krasnodar Territory

Two Residents of Sochi Sent to Jail for Their Faith Until at Least November 24, 2019

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.

Krasnodar Territory

In Sochi, a Massive Raid on Jehovah's Witnesses. At Least Two Witnesses Detained

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).

Krasnodar Territory

Сергей Исаев
Circumstances Surrounding Arrest of Witness in Sochi

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.

Krasnodar Territory

In Sochi, One Witness in Detention for Ten Days

A casual passer-by informed the police and Cossack patrol that some Jehovah’s Witnesses, “who are banned”, were walking along the lane.

Krasnodar Territory

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.