Aliaksei Shviatsou


Date of birth: 17 August 1985

Date of detention: 10 September 2023

Charges indicted:

Article 361-3 of the Criminal Code β€” Participation or preparing to participate in hostilities on foreign soil by a Republic of Belarus citizen

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Yauhen Pisarevich

Aliaksei Shviatsou was sentenced under Part 2 of Article 361-3 of the Criminal Code (Participation or preparation of a citizen of the Republic of Belarus on the territory of a foreign state in military actions without the authorization of the state) to five years in a penal colony. The case was considered by Judge Yauhen Pisarevich from December 15 to 26, 2023.

      On January 19, 2024, he was added to the list of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens and stateless persons involved in extremist activities.


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