FEBRUARY 16, 2022 | UPDATED: MAY 10, 2023
On May 10, 2023, the Nazarovo City Court of the Krasnoyarsk Territory convicted Brother Ivan Shulyuk and imposed a suspended prison sentence of seven years. He is not required to go to prison at this time.
June 18, 2020
Armed law enforcement officers raided the Shulyuks’ apartment and took Ivan into custody. Placed in a temporary detention facility
June 19, 2020
Court ordered Ivan be moved to a pretrial detention center
July 9, 2020
Released from pretrial detention. Unauthorized communication with anyone outside of his home was prohibited. Ordered not to leave his home between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., preventing him from working
August 14, 2020
Investigator sought to extend restrictions, but because of Ivan’s good reputation, this was denied. The majority of the restrictions were lifted
August 17, 2020
Travel restrictions were imposed
September 15, 2021
Criminal trial began
How grateful we are that “Jehovah knows how to rescue people of godly devotion out of trial.”—2 Peter 2:9.