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Russian in Chaos After Ban on Jehovah's Witnesses

By: Joseph Bonner

Russian in Chaos After Ban on Jehovah's Witnesses

After the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation set their running against the non-violent Christan religion of Jehovah's Witnesses, Russia has been met with much chaos and unrest.

Those who were not Jehovah's Witnesses sparked a nationwide protest to speak against the religious persecution of this small Christian group.

Russians fear that the days of religious freedom could be well over in a country that is now resembling the former the Soviet Union in more facets than one.

According to a recent press release by Jehovah's Witnesses, "just hours after the Supreme Court issued its decision on April 20, a group of men in St. Petersburg vandalized the largest place of worship used by Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, even threatening the worshippers. "


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