Date of birth: 14 March 1978
Date of detention: 29 September 2021
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 7
Aliaksandr Veliasnitski is a former military officer who condemned the violence by security forces after the 2020 elections.
He was detained in Stolin for publishing comments on the Internet in connection with the deaths of IT worker Andrei Zeltser and KGB agent Dzmitry Fedasiuk.