Primorye Territory

The Prosecutor's Office Requested Seven Years in Prison—What Will the Court Decide? On November 25, a Sentence to a 54-Year-Old Witness Is Expected in Primorye Territory

On November 25, 2019, Grigoriy Bubnov from the village of Razdolnoye (Primorye Territory) will make his last statement, after which Judge Natalya Derevyagina will retire to the deliberation room. The verdict can be announced on the same day.

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Criminal Case Against Witnesses From Vladivostok Sent Back to the Prosecutor

On November 12, 2019, the Leninsky District Court of Vladivostok, chaired by Judge Anton Sklizkov, returned the case naming Valentin Osadchuk to the prosecutor. The defendants in this case are also six women, the oldest of whom is 85 years old.

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In the Primorsky Territory, debate in the case of Grigoriy Bubnov is over. The defense asked the court to fully acquit the believer

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In Spassk-Dalniy, a Witness Suffered a Stroke in a Convoy Car. Later, an Electronic Bracelet Was Attached to Her Leg—the One Not Paralyzed

On October 10, 2019, in a convoy car on the way to court, 67-year-old Olga Opaleva became ill and was hospitalized with an ischemic stroke. On October 23, she was escorted from the hospital back to house arrest. Her left side paralyzed, an electronic bracelet is put on her right leg nevertheless. She moves around the room with difficulty.

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In Ussuriysk, where there are already two criminal cases for faith, searches continue; latest was held on October 23, 2019, at the home of Vitaly and Irina Ilyinyh

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Prosecutor's Office of the Volno-Nadezhdinskoye Rural Locality Wanted Seven Years in Penal Colony for 54-year-old Witness

On October 22, 2019, in Volno-Nadezhdinskoye District Court, speaking in the debate on the case of Grigoriy Bubnov, the prosecutor's office requested seven years of imprisonment for him in a penal

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Dmitriy Barmakin Returned to His Wife After 447 Days in Jail

October 18, 2019, Pervorechenskiy Court of Vladivostok softened his preventive measure to prohibition of certain actions.​

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Sergey Melnikov, Accused of Talking About Religion, Released from Detention in Ussuriysk, Primorsky Territory

On October 4, 2019, a judge of the Ussuriysk District Court, Galina Lazareva, decided to change the preventive measure on local resident Sergey Melnikov from pre-trial detention to house arrest.

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In Primorsky Territory, Sergey Sergeyev and Yuriy Belosludtsev Moved from Jail to House Arrest

At the end of September 2019, a court in the Primorsky Territory decided to release two believers from the pre-trial detention center.

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In Primorye, ex-military is persecuted for his love for the Bible. Read Sergey Korolchuck’s biography

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Photographer Yelena Barmakina can go to jail because of her religion. Her husband has been in pretrial detention for more than a year. Read her bio

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Hearings in the case of Grigoriy Bubnov​, accused of organizing extremist activities because of his faith, begin in Primorsky Territory

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Court in Vladivostok interrogates believers. Will they testify against Dmitriy Barmakin? Read the process chronicle

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​The case of Dmitriy Barmakin is being heard by Stanislav Salnikov, a judge of the Pervorechensky court of Vladivostok. Continued to August 30, 2019​

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Primorsky Territory citizen suspected of extremism because of his faith. Read Grigoriy Bubnov’s bio

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Vladivostok court to detain Dmitriy Barmakin additional six months. Follow the chronology in Russian

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In Ussuriysk, Sergey Melnikov was arrested during the conversation about the Bible. His bio is revealing

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New Searches for Jehovah’s Witnesses in Primorye; Believer Spends Two Days Behind Bars

Law-enforcement agencies searched homes of two citizens of Ussuriysk because they professed the faith of Jehovah’s Witnesses. One has been under video surveillance; he was interrogated and spent two days in jail.

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In Ussuriysk, Witness Sent to Jail for Two Months

On June 5, 2019, in Ussuriysk, local resident Sergey Melnikov, 46, was arrested and sent to a detention center for two months. This becomes at least the seventh criminal case against Jehovah's Witnesses in the Primorye Territory.

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Yuriy Belosludtsev is jailed in Primorye Territory for more than two months. What does his bio reveal?

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