Date of birth: 28 January 1979
Date of detention: 1 April 2022
Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities
Aleh Baradzin was taken into custody under Articles 361-4 and 361-1 of the Criminal Code for filming Russian military equipment in Homieĺ and sending it to a Telegram channel. His “repentant” video appeared on pro-government telegram channels.
Seven criminal cases have been opened in the Homieĺ region bordering Ukraine for passing on the information about Russian military vehicles movement to “extremist” Telegram channels, the Investigative Committee reports. Cases are brought under Article 361-4 of the Criminal Code (Promoting extremist activities); detainees face up to six years in prison. Viasna tells what is known about them.