Ridiculous Russia – Lutherans Accused of Extremism by (Post)Soviet Militia in Kaluga

This article was published by F18News on: 23 March 2010

RUSSIA: Lutheran extremists?

By Felix Corley and Geraldine Fagan, Forum 18 News Service

After initially denying it, Officer Senichev (who refused to give his first name) of Kaluga Police in central Russia admitted to Forum 18 News Service that eleven armed officers with dogs had interrupted the 28 February Sunday morning service of St George’s Lutheran congregation. “We had a call on the hotline that extremist literature was there. We’re obliged by law to investigate all such calls.” He was unable to specify which Russian law requires the police to respond to anonymous calls. Continue reading “Ridiculous Russia – Lutherans Accused of Extremism by (Post)Soviet Militia in Kaluga”