Omsk Region

In Omsk, a New Wave of Searches in the Homes of Witnesses

On May 8, 2019, approximately five houses were searched in the framework of a criminal case against Sergey and Anastasiya Polyakov.

Witness Couple in Omsk Transferred to House Arrest After Five Months in Solitary Confinement

On 4 December 2018, Sergey and Anastasiya Polyakov were transferred to house arrest. The police tried to compel them to incriminate themselves and others. Neither the Polyakovs nor dozens of others imprisoned for their faith throughout Russia are going to make such a deal with investigators.

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Omsk Police Severely Beat Sergey Polyakov

It has become known that Sergey Polyakov, who along with his wife could not be reached for several days, was beaten while detained in his home in Omsk.

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For First Time, Young Woman Imprisoned for Her Christian Faith

A married couple, Sergey and Anastasiya Polyakov, were sent to a detention centre in Omsk.

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In Omsk, Husband and Wife Arrested, Criminal Case Initiated

On 6 July 2018, 46-year-old Sergey Polyakov and his wife Anastasiya, who are suspected of professing the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses, were sent to the Omsk Detention Centre. They were detained in the course of searches on 4 July 2018.