Updated: June 20, 2024
Name: Kupriyanskiy Nikolay Viktorovich
Date of Birth: November 16, 1967
Current status: accused
Articles of Criminal Code of Russian Federation: 282.2 (1)
Time spent in prison: 2 day in a temporary detention facility, 315 day Under house arrest
Current restrictions: house arrest

Case History

In August 2023, the homes of Jehovah’s Witnesses were searched in Kursk. An FSB investigator opened a criminal case against Nikolay Kupriyanskiy and the spouses Dmitriy and Oksana Chausov. They were accused of organizing the activities of an extremist community and participating in it. Dmitriy was sent to a pre-trial detention center, and later as well as Nikolay and Oksana they were placed under house arrest.