Aliaksandr Kulinich

died on April 9, 2024 in the Brest pre-trial detention center

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 11 April 1972

Date of detention: 29 February 2024

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: unknown

Judge: Maryna Skalkovich

Died in prison

Notes: Health issues

Groups: Ваенныя, Businessmen

Aliaksandr Kulinich

Aliaksandr Kulinich was born in Maladzečna on April 11, 1972 (he would have turned 52 years old). He was a lieutenant colonel in the reserve and served in the 38th Separate Guards Airborne Assault Brigade of the Brest Airborne Forces. Recently, he worked as an individual entrepreneur, engaged in food supplements. According to the sources of the publication, Aliaksandr Kulinich died on April 9, 2024, in the Brest pre-trial detention center due to coronary heart disease: this reason is indicated in the death certificate. In pre-trial detention center No. 7 in Brest, journalists were told that there was a prisoner with that name, but refused to confirm the fact of death. The circumstances of Aliaksandr Kulinich's detention are unknown. 

He was accused under Article 368 of the Criminal Code (insulting Lukashenka). The man was detained on February 29 in Brest, since then he had been in custody. His trial was scheduled to take place on April 16.

According to media sources, Aliaksandr Kulinich's body has already been handed over to relatives. He will be buried on his birthday, April 11, in his native Maladzečna.


Aliaksandr Kulinich was not on the list of political prisoners, as, unfortunately, human rights activists did not know about his persecution. Of course, he was a political prisoner. Thus, this is the sixth political prisoner who has died behind bars. Human rights defenders of Viasna expresses condolences to the relatives and friends of the political prisoner.

Aliaksandr Kulinich, accused of insulting Lukashenka, died in the Brest pre-trial detention center

On April 9, 2024, Aliaksandr Kulinich died in the Brest pre-trial detention center, Lusterka reports. He was accused under Article 368 of the Criminal Code (insulting Lukashenka). The man was detained on February 29 in Brest, since then he had been in custody. His trial was scheduled to take place on April 16.

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