Land taken away from Jehovah's Witnesses

TASS: the court in Tyumen deprived the Jehovah's Witnesses of the ownership of the site and the building Jehovah's Witnesses “in the city of Surgut and the Jehovah's Witnesses association ( an extremist organization banned in Russia ). They lost a land plot and a building in Siberia, TASS reports with reference to the judicial system in the Tyumen region.

The Leninsky District Court invalidated the 2017 donation agreement, according to which the objects were donated to banned organizations. It was about a land plot of 960 square meters and a non-residential area of ​​319.7 square meters on 30 Let Pobedy Street in Tyumen.

According to the court, the organizations lost their ownership rights, and the information was excluded from the unified register of real estate. As a result, the site and the building were transferred to the ownership of the state.

The organization was recognized as extremist by the Supreme Court on April 20, 2017 at the suit of the Ministry of Justice of Russia. Its activities were banned on the territory of the country. In 2019, there were about 175 thousand followers of this religious teaching in Russia.



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