Russia Withdraws From the European Court
Imprisoned for Their Faith—Russia
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia have been imprisoned for their faith. Learn their history, and get a printable list of any Witnesses currently in prison.
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Russia Invades Ukraine—Is Bible Prophecy Being Fulfilled?
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Dennis Christensen Released and Deported
UPDATE—CONVICTION | Faith on Trial in Lesozavodsk
Fellow Witnesses Loyally Support Brother Konstantin Bazhenov During His Imprisonment, Release, and Deportation
Konstantin Bazhenov is one of the first of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia to serve out a prison sentence since the Supreme Court ban in 2017. After being imprisoned for over a year and a half, he was granted early release on May 5, 2021, and subsequently deported.
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Irkutsk Remain Faithful Despite Brutal Home Raids
On October 4, 2021, a series of home raids took place in the Irkutsk region. These raids were accompanied by interrogations and brutal beatings. As a result, six Jehovah’s Witnesses were sent to a pretrial detention center simply for the peaceful practice of their Christian faith.
Russia Declares the Bible “Extremist”
The Vyborg City Court declared “extremist” the Russian version of the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures, a Bible published by Jehovah’s Witnesses in numerous languages.