Aliaksandr Kulikou


Date of birth: 16 March 1970

Date of detention: 1 June 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 361-1 of the Criminal Code — Creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it
Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus
Article 361-3 of the Criminal Code — Participation or preparing to participate in hostilities on foreign soil by a Republic of Belarus citizen

Sentence: 6 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Natallia Panasenka, Dzianis Kichyhin

Prison: Prison No. 4

Aliaksandr Kulikou was detained immediately after returning from abroad. Kulikou was accused of insulting Aliaksandr Lukashenka (Part 2 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code) and slandering him (Part 2 of Article 367 of the Criminal Code).

On July 13, 2023, Leninsky District Court of Mahileu found Kulikou guilty. Judge Natallia Panasenka sentenced him to three years in a general-security penal colony.

He is now in the pre-trial detention center of Mahileu (prison No. 4).

Mail address: Prison No. 4. 212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A

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