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JANUARY 23, 2015
RUSSIA

Russia’s Highest Court Bans Witnesses’ Legal Entity in Samara—What’s Next?

Russia’s Highest Court Bans Witnesses’ Legal Entity in Samara—What’s Next?

On November 12, 2014, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upheld a lower court ruling to liquidate the legal entity of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Samara, Russia. What is the significance of liquidating the Witnesses’ legal entity? What are the possible implications for Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia?