Amur Region

A 77-year-old labor veteran, ex-boat captain Vasiliy Reznichenko is put on the list of extremists because of his faith in God. His bio is revealing

Amur Region

A hothead turned into a peaceful Christian thanks to the Bible, but now awaits trial for his beliefs. Read the biography of Valeriy Slashchev from Tynda

Amur Region

A New Criminal Case in the Amur Region. Four Residents of the Town of Tynda Are Accused of Extremism

It became known that the searches in Tynda, which took place on November 17, 2019, were carried out as part of a criminal case against Sergey Yuferov, Valeriy Slashchev, Mikhail Burkov and Vladimir

Amur Region

Sergey Uferov, father of two minor children from the Amur Region, faces jail because of his Bible-based religious views. His biography is online

Amur Region

Caring son and husband Vladimir Bukin from the Amur Region is facing up to 10 years in prison for confessional affiliation. Read his biography

Amur Region

Anton Olshevskiy performed civilian service due to religious convictions, and now he is persecuted for them. His biography is revealing

Amur Region

“Make Sure That There Are No Obstacles to His Imprisonment." Amur FSB Sent 77-Year-Old Witness for Medical Examination

On October 31, 2019, V. Obukhov, an investigator of the Federal Security Service of Russia in the Amur Region, requested a medical examination of Vasiliy Reznichenko at Zeya Hospital. He is accused because of his faith under Part 2 of Art. 282.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. “Given the old age of the accused,” the investigator writes to the head physician, “make sure that there are no diseases that could be obstacles to his imprisonment.”

Amur Region

FSB military pensioner Sergey Yermilov awaits trial for his peace-loving Christian views. Read his biography

Amur Region

In Tynda, Security Forces Searched the Homes of Witnesses. Personal Records, Cards, and Bibles Seized

On November 17, 2019, in Tynda (Amur Region), searches began in the dwellings of law-abiding citizens suspected of reading the Bible.

Amur Region

Konstantin Moiseyenko from Amur Region becomes victim of religious discrimination. Here is his bio

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.

Amur Region

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.

Amur Region

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).

Amur Region