Amur Region

New Criminal Cases for Faith Along the Chinese Border

On March 21, 2019, at least five searches were carried out in the town of Zeya (Amur Region). A criminal case was initiated against Konstantin Moiseenko, 42.

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Another Witness Detained in Moscow and Escorted to the Amur Region

43-year-old Aleksey Berchuk was detained at passport control at Moscow Vnukovo airport.

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In Amur Region, Criminal Case Initiated, Homes Searched

On 20 July 2018 in Blagoveshchensk, searches took place in at least three homes of persons believed to be Jehovah’s Witnesses. One of them was charged under Article 282.2(2) of the Russian Criminal Code (participating in the activity of an extremist organisation).

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