Faithful Under Trials—Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Soviet Union

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 Faithful Under Trials—Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Soviet Union
On three nights in early April 1951, thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses from Ukraine, Moldavia, and the Baltic lands—men, women, and children—were loaded into boxcars and exiled to Siberia. Why did the powerful Soviet government regard the Witnesses as a threat? How did they survive and prosper despite decades of unrelenting persecution? Historians and eyewitnesses recount the enlightening and inspiring story of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the former Soviet Union.

Faithful Under Trial
Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Soviet Union

Today, Jehovah’s Witnesses carry out their religious activities openly throughout the former Soviet Union. They preach freely. But it was not always so. They now hold large religious conventions. For much of the 20th century, however, the mighty Soviet government was bent on stamping out their organization. Why? How have the Witnesses survived and prospered in former Soviet lands? To answer these questions, we need to take a brief look at the Witnesses and their history.Languages available: Cantonese, English, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish
Length: 54 minutes

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