Aliaksandr Baranouski


Date of birth: 5 February 1985

Date of detention: 2 September 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 361-2 of the Criminal Code β€” Financing the activities of an extremist group

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Iryna Tsiaplova

Aliaksandr Baranouski allegedly provided funds to support extremist activities (Part 1 of Article 361-2 of the Criminal Code) and to finance the participation of citizens of the Republic of Belarus in armed formations and military actions in a foreign state (Part 2 of Article 361-2 of the Criminal Code).

On November 22, 2023, Baranouski was sentenced to five years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony. The case was presided over by Judge Iryna Tsiaplova in a closed court session. 

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