Danish Jehovah's Witness To Appeal Russia Jail Term - Lawyer
The Danish national jailed in Russia for being a community leader of the banned Jehovah's Witnesses sect will appeal the sentence, his lawyer told Sputnik on Friday
"We will definitely file a challenge later next week. We have 10 days to appeal. We want to approach it sensibly, lay out all arguments," Anton Bogdanov said.
Dennis Christensen was given six years in a penal colony by a court in the western city of Oryol on Wednesday for leading the religious community after the local Jehovah's Witnesses sect was outlawed as an extremist group in 2016.