Aliaksandr Ainutdzinau

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 24 January 1976

Date of detention: 16 July 2022

Charges indicted:

Article 361-3 of the Criminal Code — Participation or preparing to participate in hostilities on foreign soil by a Republic of Belarus citizen

Sentence: 2 years and 1 month

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 16 May 2024

Judge: Viachaslau Kaliuka

Aliaksandr Ainutdzinau was taken into custody on charges of ‘repeatedly driving without valid license’ (this offense that does not pose a great public danger) and ‘attempting to participate or in hostilities on foreign soil’ (intention to join the defenders of Ukraine) under Part 1 Article 317-2 and Part 1 Article 361-3 of the Criminal Code respectively.

On 16 November 2022, Judge Vyacheslav Kaliuko of the Homieĺ Regional Court sentenced him to 2 years and 1 month of imprisonment. Aliaksandr was also deprived of the right to drive vehicles for 5 years.


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