In 2017, russia's supreme court declares Jehovah's witnesses äärijärjestön. The action was banned, the meeting hall was closed and the property confiscated.
in finland, too, has arrived one hundred Jehovah's witnesses to escape persecution.
Now the situation is changing. Human rights organizations representatives met the president Vladimir Putin 11. December. Putin said during a meeting with news agency Tass, that the Jehovah's witness you are christian and he does not understand why they are persecuted.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said on Tuesday that the matter be reviewed.
We can't solve the issue at a conceptual level, because there are aspects of Jehovah's witnesses ban for and against. But we'll think about it again, that I can promise, said Peskov.Jaroslav Sivulski tell, that in Russia the extremists of the anti-law have given to the state free rein to the persecution of anyone. Inka Soveri”We do not threaten anyone,”
president putin's vision has certainly had an impact on the Jehovah's witnesses, the hazard re-evaluation.
the Russian Jehovah's witnesses representative of the Jaroslav Sivulski to tell the end of the summer's evening newspaper, that does not understand, what is based on the fact that Jehovah's witnesses have been held ääriliikkeenä.
– We do not perform military service, we have been to the kingdom hall and preaching from door to door. We don't have any kind of threat to the other. We do not participate in political activities and we do not vote, said Sivulski.
the Jehovah's witnesses headquarters is in the united states. The doctrine is central to the end of the world, i.e. Armageddon waiting. Witnesses do not believe that the whole planet destroyed, but that the current world order of nation-states and nations replaced by the kingdom of God and its supporters live by paradise.