Russian Atheist May Spend 3+ Years in Prison for Playing ‘Pokemon Go’ in Church

On April 28, prosecutors in Russia sought a prison sentence lasting three and half years for Ruslan Sokolovsky, a 22-year-old blogger. Sokolovsky an atheist,

USCIRF Adds Russia to list of Worst Religious Freedom Violators in 2017 Report

Banning of Jehovah's Witnesses catapulted Russia to the list of shame. The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) declared in its yearly report

New Jehovah’s Witness Headquarters Hosts First Open Houses

Jehovah's Witnesses are conducting a series of open houses at their new headquarters outside New York City. The Jehovah's Witness denomination is among the

Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Officially Banned in Russia

In a ruling Thursday, Russia has banned Jehovah's Witnesses. Following weeks of hearings, Russia's Supreme Court has backed the Ministry of Justice's move to

Russian Ministry of Justice Finds No Legal Basis to Target Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Jehovah's Witness situation in Russia has entered its fifth day of hearings. The fifth session of hearings on Jehovah's Witnesses took place this

Proceedings on Ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Enters Day 3

Proceedings on whether to ban Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia were heard for the third day on Friday. Today was day three of the ongoing

Russia Continues Proceedings on Jehovah’s Witnesses in Supreme Court Thursday

Latest decision on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia is yet another blow to the religious organization. Russia's news agency is reporting the city court of

High-Profile Case Against Jehovah’s Witnesses Started Today in Russia’s Supreme Court

Russia's suspension of Jehovah’s Witnesses has been condemned by UN and USCIRF. On March 24, 2017, Russia’s Ministry of Justice suspended Jehovah’s Witnesses with

Jehovah’s Witnesses Respond to Russia’s Religious Ban

Jehovah's Witnesses launch global response against Russia's proposed ban on the religion. The Supreme Court of Russia is set to judge whether Jehovah's Witnesses

Teacher Talking About Yoga is Arrested in Russia For Illegal Missionary Activity

Arrest has been made based on testimony from witnesses who insist the teacher was trying to spread Hinduism. A yoga teacher in Russia was