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Russia: 6 charged with illegal missionary activity

August 31, 2016

In the month since a new Russian law against illegal missionary activity went into effect, six individuals have faced charges, according to Forum 18.

In different parts of the nation, a Russian Baptist has was fined $77, while an American Baptist pastor and Ghanaian citizen were fined $614 and $770 respectively. A Russian Pentecostal leader and a Seventh-Day Adventist have not yet received their sentences; a Hare Krishna adherent has been acquitted.

 
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