Frequently Asked Questions

Are Jehovah's Witnesses Actually Banned in Russia?

No. According to the explanation of the Russian Government, the Supreme Court banned only the activities of legal entities that no longer exist, but not the religion as such.

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Why are Jehovah’s Witnesses not a sect?

The term ‘sect’ has very narrow scientific and social definitions. None of them are applicable to Jehovah’s Witnesses. Why is this so?

Why Is It a Mistake to Consider Jehovah’s Witnesses as ‘Extremists’?

Four facts that will help view the situation in a different light.

Why Are Some Publications of Jehovah’s Witnesses Included in the ‘Extremist List’ (FLEM)?

Three arguments used as the basis for all the accusations of ‘extremism’

Why Is Banned Literature Planted on Jehovah’s Witnesses?

Evidence has mounted that law enforcement officers and their accomplices are systematically planting banned printed publications at meetings for worship. Why is this happening?