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Russia Arrested Ukrainian Religious Leader While Preaching at a St. Petersburg Messianic Congregation

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(Worthy News) - Russia has brought an administrative case against a religious leader under the country’s controversial new package of anti-terrorist laws.

Sergei Zhuravlyov, a representative of the Ukrainian Reformed Orthodox Church of Christ the Savior, stands accused of spreading hate speech and maintaining ties to an illegal organization.

According to an Aug. 27 blog post by Zhuravlyov, he was arrested while preaching before the St. Petersburg Messianic Jewish community and accused of violating a provision of Russian anti-terrorist legislation that bans illegal missionary activity. [ Source ]

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