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Criminal Case Launched on Jehovah's Witnesses in Transbaikalia

Criminal Case Launched on Jehovah's Witnesses in Transbaikalia
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In Transbaikalia, investigators opened a criminal case against a local religious organization. She is suspected of extremist activity.

According to the regional SU IC, the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization banned by the court has been working in Chita and several districts of the Trans-Baikal Territory for several years. According to investigators, the extremist organization held meetings, religious performances, collected donations, and held public sermons.


Security officials raided possible members of an extremist organization. For this, more than 30 investigative-operational groups were formed, which simultaneously worked in Chita and in the regions of Transbaikalia. The criminal investigation is ongoing.

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