Aliaksei Rusetski

sentenced to 3 years


Date of detention: 9 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 11 February 2022

Judge: Katsiaryna Murashka

Prosecutor: Fiziuk

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 21

Aliaksei Rusetski was arrested together with his brother Aliaksandr for participating in the 2020 protests. He was accused of "active participation in group actions grossly violating public order" (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).

On November 30, 2021, the Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk sentenced Aliaksei Rusetski to three years and Aliaksandr Rusetski to two and a half years of “khimiya” (restricted freedom in an open penitentiary). Both were released in the courtroom to wait for an appeal hearing.

He began serving his sentence in February 2022.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 21. 247783, Mazyr, buĺvar Junactva, 24

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