RUSSIA

(Note centered heading below: Jehovah’s Witnesses)

Altaic people: w12 3/1 24; g99 6/22 16-17

animals:

Siberian tiger: g 6/08 16-17

aviation:

jet crashes with pilot’s children at controls: g94 9/22 28-29

blini (pancakes): g05 12/22 18

Catherine the Great (Catherine II): w05 7/15 11

Imperial Library (1795): w05 7/15 11

Catholic Church:

archbishop concerned over growth of Witnesses: w92 8/15 32

diplomatic relations (2009): g 9/10 29

crime: g 4/12 23

smuggling art objects: g93 4/8 28

theft of icons: g 9/08 29

Czar Alexander II: w05 7/15 11

Bible manuscripts: w05 7/15 11-13

Czar Nicholas II:

personal glimpse by young girl: w90 4/1 26

use of icons: w93 4/15 25-26

Czar Peter the Great: g03 8/22 23-24

Bible translation commissioned: w97 12/15 22-23

description: yb08 67, 72-73

divine name:

musical works by Modest Mussorgsky: w07 9/1 32

domestic violence: g 12/12 28

ecology: g94 7/22 28-29

economy:

inflation: g95 9/8 11

government:

President Medvedev’s comments during Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression (2009): w12 12/1 28; w11 5/1 21

Russian Revolution (1917): yb08 77

independence movements within: g93 12/22 3-4

Kamchatka: g 3/07 16-19

Lake Baikal: g 12/07 15-19

law:

European Convention on Human Rights: w11 7/15 6

On Freedom of Conscience and Religious Association (1997): g00 2/22 28

maps: yb10 21; yb09 21; yb08 116-117, 167; g99 6/22 17; g98 6/22 23

Curonian Spit (Baltic Sea): g04 11/22 16

Kamchatka: g 3/07 16

Lake Baikal: g 12/07 15

time zones: yb08 218

Tuva Republic: w09 7/15 32

Matreshka dolls: g95 4/22 15-17

medicine:

bloodless surgery: g 6/11 14-15

conference on bloodless surgery (1998): yb08 222; g99 4/22 26-27

conferences having booths staffed by Witnesses (2011): g 9/12 25-26

moral standards: g 1/13 3

Moscow: g97 12/22 13-18; g94 3/22 25

Metro: g94 6/22 15-19

State Library: g05 5/22 21

Northern Sea Route: g 10/10 14-16; g00 10/22 28

Novgorod: g00 8/22 22-24

nuclear energy:

accidents: w94 8/1 4

Bible translations: g99 6/22 16; w97 10/1 12-13; w97 12/15 22-27

Christmas and New Year’s Day: w05 12/15 3-5, 32

Communist view: yb08 77-78, 81-82

freedom of worship: yb94 176

Jesuits denied legal registration (1999): g00 1/22 28

paganism revived: g93 6/22 29

Russian Orthodox Church: g01 4/22 3-4, 9-11, 13-15; g00 2/22 23; g95 1/8 25; g95 3/8 29; g95 10/22 17; g94 10/22 22; w93 11/1 16; g87 4/22 6

survey on belief (2004): g05 10/22 28-29

St. Petersburg: g03 8/22 23-27

Bible manuscripts of National Library: w05 7/15 10-13; it-2 315, 317

Leningrad Codex B 19A: w05 7/15 12-13; it-2 315

Petersburg Codex of the Latter Prophets: w05 7/15 12; si 311; it-1 239; it-2 315

schools: g95 12/22 6, 8

science:

Mendeleyev, Dmitry Ivanovich: g00 8/22 8-9

smoking: g94 3/22 28-29

space achievements:

mirror illuminates night: g93 8/22 28

suicides: g 9/12 27

toxic waste: g 8/09 30

war:

Crimean War: w90 12/15 3, 5

Mongol invasion (13th century): g 5/08 12, 14

wood painting (khokhloma): g 9/11 14

youths:

moral breakdown: g96 9/8 29

values: g96 3/8 28-29

Jehovah’s Witnesses

opposition: yb08 233

Assembly Halls: yb08 230; g00 2/22 31; km 9/99 6

baptized 50 years after dedication: yb08 217-218

Bible Students: yb08 70-71, 76-78

blood issue: yb08 222-223

blood-conservation techniques used: g 6/11 14-15

hospital seminars: yb08 222; yb99 23-24

medical conferences having booths staffed by Witnesses (2011): g 9/12 25-26

Branch Committee: w11 8/15 20; yb08 206, 210, 244; g99 4/22 25

branch office: yb95 32

certificate of merit: g 8/08 29

letter accompanying socks: w07 11/15 32

number of translators and target languages: w07 11/1 19

Solnechnoye (1997): yb08 205-208, 230; yb98 25-27, 29; g98 2/22 17-19; g97 8/22 23-24; yb96 62-63

visit by inactive Witness: w10 8/15 19

visit by theologian: g97 8/22 22-25

stadium director answers priests: yb96 62

commendation:

conduct at Kingdom Hall construction site: w06 5/15 22

letter from school directors: g 8/08 29

press: w02 7/15 25; g01 4/22 15; g98 2/22 18-19

professor and chairman of hospital department: g00 6/8 28

St. Petersburg administration: g 8/08 29

comments by—

expert from Human Rights Institute: w11 5/1 19-20

professor of religious studies: yb08 251

Russian theologian: g97 8/22 22-27

St. Petersburg official: w04 8/15 12

congregations: yb08 106, 133-135, 142-146, 149, 209-212, 216, 219, 224-227, 249; yb96 51; g96 3/22 15; g93 12/22 10-11

sign language for deaf: w09 8/15 27

conventions: yb08 212, 230; yb96 11; w94 1/1 8-9; yb94 4, 8; w93 1/1 28; jv 506; g93 12/22 7-13; w92 12/15 18; g92 12/22 23-28

drama props on train: yb08 213, 216

in forests: w11 3/1 26-29

Moscow (2004): yb05 18-19

Moscow (2006): yb08 254

Moscow (2007): yb08 255

opposers’ sign: yb08 233

quotes: g93 12/22 11

St. Petersburg (1992): yb11 235, 238-239; yb08 203-205; jv 509, 511, 700

“under the stars” (Stavropol’): yb08 233-235

Country Committee: yb08 188-189, 208

courts:

complaint against officials conducting unwarranted investigation (St. Petersburg, 2007): yb08 250

Constitutional Court upholds legality of congregation (2000): yb01 22

disruption of Memorial by Lyublino Police Department (Moscow, 2006): yb08 250; yb07 27, 30

European Court of Human Rights appealed to in 13 cases (2011): yb12 43

European Court of Human Rights appealed to in 19 cases (2012): yb13 40

European Court of Human Rights asked to review repeated prosecutions of Witnesses (2001): yb09 27

European Court of Human Rights rules Moscow ban illegal (2010): yb13 40; w12 12/15 22; yb12 40-41; w11 7/15 8-9; w11 8/15 20; yb11 28-30

European Court of Human Rights upholds Witnesses in case on meeting disruption (2004, 2007): yb13 40; yb08 250; w07 5/15 31; yb06 16

judicial chamber upholds Witnesses over newspaper (1998): w98 12/1 17-18; g98 11/22 26-27

trial for possessing Bible (1958): yb08 120-121, 123

trial of brothers printing secretly (1960): yb08 136-138

Witness accused of inciting religious hatred (2010): yb12 42-43

Witnesses deemed extremist (2009-2010): w12 10/15 32; yb12 41; w11 5/1 18-19; yb11 26-27

deaf field: yb08 235-236

early witnessing: yb08 67-68, 70-71, 74-75; jv 411, 507-508; w91 7/15 8

first-person account of couple from U.S.: g95 2/22 23-27

growth: bt 66; yb08 86, 209-210, 225-232, 241-242, 245, 249, 255; yb05 17; yb04 30; yb98 25; yb96 51; g96 3/22 14-15; yb95 63; g95 2/22 24-25, 27; w92 8/15 32; w91 7/15 8-9

hearing impaired: w04 7/1 11

Holocaust education symposium: yb98 47

Kingdom Halls: yb08 249; w06 5/15 22; km 5/03 3, 5; g01 12/22 16-17; km 9/99 6; yb97 25

torched (2008): yb09 27

legal matters:

Certificates of Rehabilitation: w11 5/1 19

Finland office of Witnesses legally recognized (1913): yb08 74-75, 228

Law on Counteracting Extremist Activity wrongly applied: yb10 20-21

legal charter: w91 7/15 11

legal recognition (1991): w11 7/15 4; yb08 198, 202-203, 230; w91 7/15 8, 10-11

legal reregistration (1999): yb08 251; yb01 22; yb00 29; g00 2/22 28

Moscow Community of Jehovah’s Witnesses legally registered (1993): w11 7/15 4

petition to Council of Ministers (1956-1957): yb08 111, 229

petition to Putin expressing concern over Moscow ban (2004): w11 7/15 8

public prosecutor aids fired brothers: yb08 195-196

Regional Religious Organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses: yb98 25-26

maturity: g95 2/22 26-27

in penal camps: yb08 184-187

minority-language field: yb08 236, 238-240

Chinese: yb08 240

Ossetian: yb08 239

sign language (deaf): yb08 233-236, 240-241

missionaries: yb08 224-225

modern history: yb08 67-255; w91 7/15 8-11

time line: yb08 228-230

neutrality:

during World War II: yb08 87, 188-189

news media:

story on three suicides (1999): g05 10/22 10; g00 6/22 8

Witnesses called Nazi collaborators: g05 10/22 10

film God’s Witnesses: yb08 214-215

following Moscow ban (2004): w11 7/15 8-9

letters and gifts from Witness children in Australia: w12 10/15 32

neighbor bully: yb12 27

perestroika eases: yb08 197-198

publications deemed extremist: yb12 41; w11 5/1 18-19; yb11 26-27

surveillance: yb08 133

Witness campaign to defend name (2010-2011): w11 5/1 18-21

persons:

Apanyuk, Vladislav: yb08 119-120

Averin, Sergey and Galina: yb08 248

Babijchuk, Ilya: yb08 95

Bauer, Artur: yb08 209-210

Beloshitskaya, Magdalina: yb08 102-103, 106, 164-165

Bergdahl, Aulis: w11 8/15 20

Bugaisky, Pavel: yb08 209

Bulatova, Lidia: yb08 91, 94

Chumak, Mykhailo: yb08 95

Davis, Steve: g96 3/22 14-15

Dimov, Pavel and Anastasia: yb08 231-232

Dojczman family: yb08 75-76

Fedunishin, Dmitry: yb08 208

Gaburyak, Aleksey: yb08 142-144

Gatilov, Grigory: yb08 152-153

Grigoryeva, Venera: yb08 214-215

Gulashevsky, Boris and Liza: g 8/07 19-23

Gutsulyak, Nikolai: yb08 194-195; w07 3/1 8-12

Harteva, Kaarlo: yb08 74-75

Henschel, Horst: yb08 208; g98 2/22 12-17

Herkendell, Hermann: yb08 71, 74; jv 411

Ibatullin, Murat and Dilbar: g 6/11 12-15

Kalin, Vasily: yb08 208; g99 4/22 20-25

Kelly, Matthew: yb08 209

Kostylyev, Semyon and Daria: yb08 114-115, 118-119

Kozhemba, Stepan: jv 511

Kozlitsky, Semyon: yb08 67-68, 228

Kozyreva, Zinaida: yb08 153-161

Krivokulsky, Pyotr and Regina: yb08 89-91, 94-99

Krylov, Ivan: yb08 100-101

Kryltsov, Boris: yb08 126-127

Kukushkina, Regina: yb08 177-178

Litvin, Vladimir: w11 5/1 20

Livy, Gavriil: yb08 106-107

Mikitkov, Ivan: yb08 125

Nepochatov, Aleksey and Maria: yb08 168-169, 173, 179

Nikolaevsky, Vladimir: yb08 140-141

Oleszynski, R. H.: yb08 75

Öster, Roy: yb08 209-210

Partsey, Pyotr and Yekaterina: yb08 112-113

Pashkovsky, Ivan: yb08 134, 143, 208

Poplawski, Kzyztov: yb08 209

Preklonsky, Peter: yb07 189

Pribitkov, Anatoly: yb08 208

Pyatokha, Mykola: yb08 95, 193

Rybak, Yevgenia: yb08 104-105

Sagin, Sergey: yb08 248

Savitskii (Savitsky), Mikhail Vasilevich: yb08 138, 142-143, 208; w99 3/1 24-29

Savitsky, Stakh: yb08 145-146, 149

Sivulsky, Grigory: yb08 133, 196-197

Sivulsky, Pavel: yb08 200-201

Sivulsky, Pavel Jr.: yb08 249

Skiba, Roman and Lyudmila: yb08 209-212, 227

Skripchuk, Konstantin: yb08 162-163

Slava, Ivan and Natalia: yb08 244-245

Sosnin, Vladimir: yb08 111, 114

Starukhin, Danyil: yb08 83

Tanninen, Hannu and Eija: yb08 204, 208-210, 213, 216-218

Timchuk, Grigory: yb08 137-138

Trumpi, Brother: yb08 81-82

Tüngler, Arno and Sonja: yb08 224-225

Verzhbitsky, Aleksey: yb08 202, 208

Vishnyak, Nadezhda: yb08 120-121, 123

Volosyanko, Praskovya: g 12/07 18

Yarosh, Nadezhda: yb08 147-148

Yasinski, Nikolai: w11 5/1 21

Zinchenko, Mikhail: yb08 81-82

Pioneer Service School: yb08 240-243

places:

Altay Republic: w12 3/1 24-25; yb12 42-43; g99 6/22 16-19

Belgorod: yb08 244-245

Cheboksary: w11 3/1 27

Ivanovo: yb08 231-232

Kazan’, Republic of Tatarstan: g 6/11 13-14

Murmansk: yb08 209; yb96 51

Nizhniy Novgorod: w11 3/1 27-28

Ryazan: yb96 51

Sakhalin: yb08 248-249; yb95 63

Tuva Republic: w09 7/15 32

Ulyanovsk: yb08 191; yb96 51

Vladivostok: yb08 219-220

Volzhskiy: w11 3/1 28-29

printing:

Bible New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures: yb09 13-14; yb08 237

book From Paradise Lost to Paradise Regained: yb08 149, 151

booklet After Armageddon—God’s New World: yb08 121

book series Millennial Dawn: yb08 74

book “The Truth Shall Make You Free”: yb08 151-152

book The Truth That Leads to Eternal Life: yb08 151-152

couriers: yb08 148

delivery afar: yb08 218-219

hidden at home: yb08 196-197

letters of appreciation (1904): yb08 228

letters requesting (1923): yb08 228

license to import magazines revoked (2010): yb11 27-28

magazine The Watchtower: yb08 220, 236

magazine The Watch Tower: yb08 78

magazine Zion’s Watch Tower: yb08 70

Makarios Bible: g99 6/22 16, 19; w97 12/15 22-27

miniature copies: yb08 161, 173, 175

reproduced in penal camps: yb08 171-174, 182-183

smuggled into penal camps: yb08 124-125, 160-161, 171, 189; g01 4/22 11-12; w99 3/1 28; g91 12/22 6

tract Could It Happen Again? A Question for the Citizens of Russia: w11 5/1 19-21; yb11 27

tract Where Are the Dead?: yb08 75

relief from abroad (1991-1992): w93 2/1 20-21, 24; yb93 11-13, 15

relief work:

Caucasus floods (2002): g03 10/22 16-18

service experiences: g99 6/22 19; w96 9/1 29; yb95 63; w94 6/1 4

alcoholic: w12 2/1 12-13

arms dealer: w08 8/1 30

Awake! article used by biology teacher: g 1/06 30

Bible studies with 50: yb08 231

Bible studies with six to ten Witnesses sitting in: yb08 216

campaign to distribute Citizens of Russia tract: w11 5/1 20-21

camp commander’s wife: yb08 194-195

centenarian: w02 4/1 32

combat instructor: w11 2/1 13

Creator book: g02 10/8 32

deaf girl seeking love and warmth: w12 1/1 19-20

drug abuser: w10 8/1 18-19

elderly man in penal camp: yb08 99

excitement over Creation book: g97 8/8 32

Family Happiness book: g05 6/22 32

fearlessness of Witness helps former Bible student: w09 7/15 23

five-year-old starts conversations on subway: yb98 14-15

foreign Witnesses: g95 2/22 24

funeral of son: yb05 60

Greatest Man book: g98 8/8 32

isolated man sends in coupon: yb04 46

karate competitor: w09 7/1 25-26

Kingdom News No. 35: yb08 238-239

Kingdom News No. 36: yb02 11

letter from 12-year-old girl: yb02 52

letter from teenage boy: g98 10/22 32

letter from teenage girl: g98 2/8 32

letters thrown over fence: yb08 91, 94-95

magazines appreciated: w04 2/15 32

Mari-speaking woman: yb08 238-239

Moscow Metro: g95 2/22 24

New World Translation: yb09 14

Orthodox priest admits Witness have truth: yb08 10

policeman angry at religion: yb08 219

schoolteacher: g01 12/8 32

seminar on substance abuse: w09 7/15 32

severely disabled man: g00 2/22 18-21

ship captain: yb08 219

spiritist: g99 6/22 17-18

study and preach on their own: g97 12/22 32

suicidal, heavy-metal fan: w11 8/1 21-22

Tatar-speaking doctor: g 6/11 12-14

Tatar-speaking woman: yb08 238

ten Witnesses at the door: yb08 232

tract given to mother pushing baby carriage: g97 10/8 32

university student: g03 9/8 32

Watch! brochure: yb08 247-248; yb06 8-9

Witness student champions Bible’s portrayal of Jesus: w06 3/1 27

Witness with brain cancer: yb09 55

Witness youth with terminal illness: g 9/11 18

Young People Ask book: g00 2/8 32

youths: yb08 242-243

serving where need is greater: yb08 248-249

special pioneers: yb08 204-205; yb96 51

traveling overseers: yb08 202, 209-212, 247-248

video Faithful Under Trials—Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Soviet Union: w05 3/1 8-9

video Jehovah’s Witnesses Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault: yb98 47

visits by—

Henschel, M. G.: yb08 198, 202, 205; jv 511

Jaracz, T.: yb08 198, 202; yb98 26

Koerber, A.: yb08 86

Russell, C. T.: yb08 70; jv 406, 507-508; w91 7/15 8; yb89 70

Splane, D.: yb04 30

Young, G.: yb08 82, 228

youths:

conduct in school praised: w05 3/1 32