Tomsk Region

“Some People May Dislike Preaching, But I Never Acted Out of Hatred.” The Last Word of Sergey Klimov at the Trial in Tomsk

What did Sergey Klimov say on November 5, 2019, when the Oktyabrsky District Court of Tomsk sentenced him to six years in a penal colony for believing in Jehovah God?

Tomsk Region

Six Years of Prison for Sergey Klimov. Court in Tomsk Issued Another Guilty Verdict for Believing in Jehovah

On November 5, 2019, judge of the Oktyabrsky District Court of Tomsk Dmitriy Borisov pronounced a sentence for a local resident, Sergey Klimov, who was convicted of practicing the “wrong” religion: six years in a penal colony. His defense plans to appeal the unjust verdict.

Tomsk Region

Sergey Klimov’s Speech During Court Debate in Tomsk

Speaking on October 30, 2019, in the Oktyabrsky District Court of Tomsk, defendant Sergey Klimov explained why the charges against him were unfounded and biased.

Tomsk Region

The Full Text of the Speech of the Lawyer Defending Klimov in Tomsk Is Published in Russian

On October 28, 2019, a defense lawyer spoke in the debate in the case of Sergey Klimov, which is being heard in the Oktyabrsky District Court of Tomsk.

Tomsk Region

Prosecution in Tomsk Requested Seven Years of Jail for Sergey Klimov Because of His Religion

On October 21, 2019, нearings continued in Tomsk, where Sergey Klimov is accused of extremism only because he did not stop practicing his religion after the decision of the Supreme Court.

Tomsk Region

In the Klimov case in Tomsk, the prosecutor's office requested more time to prepare for the debate. Hearings were rescheduled for October 21

Tomsk Region

Witnesses for the Klimov case in Tomsk cannot explain what connection he has with extremism. Read the chronicle of the trial​

Tomsk Region

Follow in Russian: trial of Sergey Klimov in Tomsk

Tomsk Region

Already 12 Months Behind Bars in Tomsk, One of Jehovah's Witnesses Still Awaits Trial

June 3, 2019, marks exactly one year since a raid was carried out in Tomsk. Local Jehovah's Witnesses, including an 83-year-old woman, were taken out of their homes for interrogation. The court ordered Sergey Klimov held in Detention Center No. 1 in the Tomsk Region. On May 28, 2019, the court once again extended his detention.

Tomsk Region

Raid and Arrests in Tomsk

On 3 June 2018, a raid motivated by religious repression was conducted. 48-year-old Sergey Klimov was arrested and sent to a temporary holding facility.

Tomsk Region