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The Russian government also has the legal authority to liquidate any property held by Jehovah’s Witnesses as an organization.
There are over eight million Jehovah’s Witnesses in 240 countries worldwide.
Russell and his followers looked forward to Jesus Christ establishing a “millennium” or a thousand-year period of peace on Earth.
This “Golden Age” would see the Earth transformed to its original purity, with a “righteous” social system that would not have poverty or inequality.
Russell died in 1916 without witnessing the return of Jesus Christ. The name “Jehovah’s Witnesses” was formally adopted in the 1930s.
As a last ditch effort, Russian Jehovah’s Witnesses intend to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights.
But, as of now, Jehovah’s Witness gatherings and preaching are criminal offenses in Russia.