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Officials in Russia Honor Jehovah’s Witnesses, Including Jailed Danish Citizen, for Outstanding Community Service

Officials in the Russian city of Oryol thanked a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses for their community service. The group included Dennis Christensen, who was recently arrested for attending a peaceful religious gathering.


Video Published of Russian Authorities Raiding Peaceful Religious Meeting

Video aired on a Russian news outlet shows armed police officers and Federal Security Service agents raiding a religious service of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Oryol, Russia.


Video of Russian Authorities Raiding Peaceful Religious Meeting

On May 25, 2017, armed police and Federal Security Service (FSB) agents raided a religious service of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Oryol, Russia.


Two Children of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Expelled for Conscientious Stand, Return to School

The students were expelled from school for refusing to sing the national anthem. School administrators have allowed them to return to school.


President Putin Gives Parenting Award to Jehovah’s Witnesses

During a ceremony at the Kremlin, President Vladimir Putin awarded the Order of “Parental Glory” to Valeriy and Tatiana Novik, Jehovah’s Witnesses from Karelia.


Danish Jehovah’s Witness Arrested and Jailed in Russia After Police Raid a Christian Meeting

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia have been victims of aggressive religious discrimination by both Russian authorities and vandals.


Open House at Witnesses’ New World Headquarters Draws Positive Community Response

Highlights include higher attendance than the previous week’s event and feedback from neighbors on the completed complex.


Warwick Open House: Interview With William Hoppe

‘The conditions everywhere were extremely clean and the Warwick project was one of the safest projects I’ve ever worked on.’


Warwick Open House: Interview With Ingrid Magar

‘I’m delighted with what’s happened to the Warwick site. It is a beautiful spot and you’ve enhanced it. We are very fortunate to have you as our neighbors.’


Witnesses Close on Sale of 107 Columbia Heights, Former Headquarters Residence in Historic Brooklyn

The residence building housed members of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ world headquarters staff for more than 50 years.


Kazakhstan Imprisons Ailing Jehovah’s Witness and Bans His Worship

Teymur Akhmedov, husband and father of three sons, was sentenced to a five-year prison term for performing his peaceful Bible education work.


Witnesses Launch Convention Series

Jehovah’s Witnesses invite the public to attend their three-day “Don’t Give Up!” convention series, which begins on May 19, 2017.