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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Evangelicals Detained

MOSCOW -- Two Jehovah's Witnesses were detained in Peredelkino, a Moscow suburb, and their literature confiscated Wednesday, a church spokesman said.

Police claimed that the magazines confiscated Wednesday did not carry proper information about the publisher, Jehovah's Witnesses spokesman Alexei Nazarychev said.

But Jehovah's Witnesses say they have permission from the State Publications Committee to import and distribute the German-published magazines.