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  • Persecutions of Jehovah's Witnesses in Southern Russia remind Soviet repressions

    In the Stavropol Territory, law enforcers detained two Jehovah's Witnesses to check their involvement in extremist activities; however, later they were released, Yaroslav Sivulsky, a representative of the European Association of Jehovah's Witnesses*, has stated. In general, Jehovah's Witnesses* are now almost in the same situation as in the Soviet era, said Alexei Makarov, a rights defender.

August 15, 2018 18:25

  • Over 20 persons recognized cruelty victims in Astrakhan kindergarten

    Today, the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) has reported that the owners of the kindergarten in Astrakhan, who were arrested after a video was posted with roped children, have been charged. Investigators have a new video depicting cruel treatment of children in the kindergarten, a source has stated.

August 15, 2018 13:18

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  • Authorities ban environmental rally in Gelendzhik planned by activists

    The activists' request to hold a rally in Gelendzhik, dedicated to the environmental problems of the city, was denied. Instead, officials offered them to hold a protest action in the village of Kabardinka. The organizers disagreed and insist on holding a rally within the city. They see the real reason for the refusal in the fact that bureaucrats are unwilling to publicize the problems with the pollution of beaches on the Black Sea.

August 15, 2018 10:59

  • Prosecution states Martynov's plans to blow up a synagogue

    Maxim Martynov, the defendant in the case of preparing a terror act in the Novocherkassk shopping centre, had initially planned, together with his accomplice, to blow up a synagogue, but later decided to change the object of the terror act, the prosecutor asserts.

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