Krymchanin involvement as extremist religious organization "Jehovah's Witnesses"*, from his home, seized religious books and sent for examination, according to the Crimean border guard service of the Russian Federation.
The investigators established the involvement of the 52-year-old local resident to the religious organization "Jehovah's Witnesses"*. The seized items were sent for examination on the subject of referring them to the category of extremist.
Investigators opened a criminal case against four residents of the Astrakhan region, which, according to law enforcement authorities, was led by the local extremist organization "Jehovah's Witnesses"*, according to SUCK Russia in the region.
"A criminal case against four local residents at the age from 38 to 47 years old, suspected of committing crimes under part 1 of article 282.2 and part 2 of article 282 of the criminal code (organization of an extremist organization)", - stated in the message.
State Duma Deputy from the Crimea Ruslan Balbec said that it is forbidden in Russia the organization "Jehovah's Witnesses and Hizb ut-Tahrir"* are "fosterling us Department of state".
The U.S. state Department on Wednesday published an annual report on the implementation of freedom of religion in the world in 2019, which again accused the Russian authorities of harassment prohibited in the country organizations of "Jehovah's Witnesses and Hizb ut-Tahrir"*.