Russia bans Jehovah's Witnesses and labels group as extremists

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  • Religious organization can no longer operate in country, supreme court rules
  • Headquarters and local chapters ordered to close and property will be seized

Russia’s supreme court has banned the Jehovah’s Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group.

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