Kaluga Region

Open Letter from Roman Makhnev to Governor of Kaluga Region

The text of an open letter from Roman Makhnev, who has been kept in a pre-trial detention center for months because of his religion, to the governor of the Kaluga region Anatoliy Artamonov, is publ

Kaluga Region

Arrested Jehovah's Witness Wrote Open Letter to Governor of Kaluga Region. Text Below

Dmitriy Kuzin who is kept in pre-trial detention since June 26, 2019 because of his faith, wrote an open letter to the governor of Kaluga Region, Anatoliy Artamonov. The full text of the letter is below.

Kaluga Region

In Kaluga, Appeals Court Acknowledges Violations and Discrimination in Dmitriy Kuzin’s Case. It Will Be Reconsidered

On September 9, 2019, Kaluga Regional Court upheld Dmitriy Kuzin’s complaint against the preventive measure and quashed the decision of t

Kaluga Region

In Kaluga, electrical engineer Roman Makhnev was subjected to inhuman treatment and thrown to jail because of his faith. Read his biography

Kaluga Region

Dmitry Kuzin, 54, was sent to pretrial detention after mass raids against believers in Kaluga. His bio is published

Kaluga Region

​On August 26, in Kaluga, Judge Galina Gobrusenko, behind closed doors, extended the detention of believers Roman Makhnev and Dmitriy Kuzin for two months

Kaluga Region

In Kaluga, Witness Received Inhuman Treatment in FSB Building

On June 26, 2019, Roman Makhnev, 43, was handcuffed to a pipe in the Federal Security Service (FSB) building in Kaluga and left in that position until the next morning. After a sleepless night, he was subjected to “investigative actions.” For three days, June 26, 27, and 28, he was provided no food. It was only on June 29 that he was first fed breakfast.

Kaluga Region

Believers arrested and banned literature planted in Kaluga

On June 26, 2019, searches were conducted in the city of Kaluga (Kaluga region) on the basis of the assumption that targeted residents profess the religion of Jehovah's Witnesses. The court ordered Roman Makhnev and Dmitry Kuzin to be detained for two months. One of the detainees said banned literature was planted at his apartment.

Kaluga Region