Rostov Region

A student in Rostov-on-Don planned to complete alternative civil service, but may go to jail for his faith instead of that. Read Pavel Gild’s biography

Rostov Region

Olga Ganusha, 58-year old woman from Rostov-on-Don, faces trial for reading the Bible. Her bio is pulbished

Rostov Region

Chinese language teacher from Rostov-on-Don lost her job because of a criminal case for faith. Read Galina Parkova’s biography

Rostov Region

22-year old Semen Baybak served in the Civilian Service because of his faith, but ended up on house arrest. Here is his bio

Rostov Region

Ruslan Alyev from Rostov-on-Don put under house arrest for his religious beliefs. What do we know about this man?

Rostov Region

Two More Witnesses Detained in Rostov-on-Don

On the morning of June 10, 2019, Ruslan Alyev, 32, was detained for 48 hours at his home in Rostov-on-Don. A few hours later it was learned that Semen Baybak, 22, also was detained. A criminal case targeting their faith was initiated.

Rostov Region

Arsen Avanesov thrown in jail together with his father, the only accusation being religion. Read his biography

Rostov Region

In Rostov-on-Don, construction worker Vilen Avanesov has been in pretrial detention for two weeks. Who is he?

Rostov Region

Simple country worker and craftsman Aleksandr Parkov unexpectedly jailed because of his religion. Read his bio

Rostov Region

Rostov-on-Don Court Jails Three Witnesses for Two Months

Rostov Region

Three Witnesses Went to Jail in Rostov-on-Don

On May 22, 2019, Aleksandr Parkov, 51, Arsen Avanesov, 35, and his father, Vilen Avanesov, 66, were detained for 48 hours. The court is tentatively due to rule on a restraining order Friday, May 24.

Rostov Region

Raids on Jehovah's Witnesses in the City of Rostov-on-Don

On May 22, 2019, at least 15 apartments of Jehovah's Witnesses were invaded by law enforcement officers in Rostov-on-Don.

Rostov Region

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After Supreme Court Decision, More Pressure on Schoolchildren of Jehovah’s Witnesses

On the background of judicial action against organisations of Jehovah’s Witnesses, some children have begun to experience unprecedented pressure. Here are some instances from Bashkiria and the Rostov and Kirov Regions.

Four New Cases of Vandalism Against Jehovah’s Witnesses After Supreme Court Decision

Actions motivated by hatred of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Kaliningrad, Penza and Rostov Regions as well as in Krasnoyarsk Territory.

Criminal Prosecution of Six Taganrog Jehovah’s Witnesses Discontinued

The criminal case was an exact repetition of the notable “Case of the 16”.

Rostov Region