entrepreneur, sentenced to 4 years in prison
Date of birth: 29 April 1978
Date of detention: 30 August 2020
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 4 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Maryna Zapasnik
Prison: Penal colony No. 3
Aliaksei Charvinski was detained on August 30, 2020 in Minsk during a weekly Sunday protest. There was a clash between police officers and protesters who tried to prevent Charvinsk's arrest.
Charvinski was charged under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (violence or threat of violence against a police officer) for alleged involvement in a fight and striking a police van.
On November 27, Judge Maryna Zapasnik of the Lieninski District Court of Minsk sentenced Aliaksei Charvinski to 4 years in a general-security penal colony.