Bryansk Region

Witnesses from Novozybkovo Vladimir Khokhlov and Eduard Zhinzhikov are now in the Bryansk pre-trial detention center. This leaves two men and two women still behind

Bryansk Region

Two More Jehovah's Witnesses Arrested in Bryansk Region

On October 24, 2019, in Novozybkov (Bryansk Region), the court sent two local Jehovah's Witnesses, Vladimir Khokhlov, 42, and Eduard Zhinzhikov, 47, to a pre-trial detention center until December 3

Bryansk Region

In the Bryansk Region, Another Criminal Case Was Instituted for Faith

On October 16, 2019, a new criminal case was opened in Novozybkov (Bryansk Region) against Vladimir Khokhlov, 42, on suspicion of belonging to Jehovah's Witnesses.

Bryansk Region

Olga Silayeva from Bryansk Region labeled “extremist” and thrown to jail. What do we know about her?

Bryansk Region

Economist Tatyana Shamsheva in Bryansk Region arrested for her religion. Read her bio

Bryansk Region

Searches of Non-Jehovah's Witnesses Carried Out in the Bryansk Region

On June 26, 2019 it became known that in the town of Unecha (Bryansk Region), law enforcement agencies searched three apartments of locals who were mistakenly believed to adhere to the religious views of Jehovah's Witnesses. In one apartment, even floors were broken open in search of forbidden literature.

Bryansk Region

Two Women Held in Bryansk Region; 22 Homes Searched

Tatyana Shamsheva, 42, and Olga Silayeva, 31, were arrested in the Bryansk region on June 11, 2019, after 22 searches were conducted in the homes of local Jehovah's Witnesses in the towns of Unecha and Novozybkov, and the villages of Klimovo and Dobrik. Since then, they have been held in a detention center.

Bryansk Region

Reports of Mass Searches Come From the Bryansk Region

In the morning of June 11, 2019, in the towns of Unecha and Novozybkov (Bryansk Region), law enforcement officers raided the homes of local residents suspected of practicing the religion of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Bryansk Region