The Supreme court recognized religious sect «Jehovah’s Witnesses» extremist organization, eliminated and banned its activities in the country.
About it write on Thursday, 20 April, the Russian media and, in particular, the news Agency TASS.
The court also expropriated the property of the organization in favor of the state, accepting thus the claim of the Ministry of justice of Russia.
Recall that earlier this month the justice Department appealed to verhovye court with the claim against the religious organization. Officials believe that the merger violates the «statutory goals and objectives and current legislation.»
«Jehovah’s witnesses» have already said they intend to appeal the verdict.