Andrei Hryshchuk

sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 20 February 1999

Date of detention: 11 February 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 3 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Date of release: 31 May 2024

Judge: Andrei Hrushko

Prosecutor: Aliaksandr Batsiushka, Andrei Manko

Cases: Пратэсты Брэст

Andrei Hryshchuk is a resident of Brest, a defendant in a criminal case under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in riots) opened after the post-election protests of August 2020.

Hryshchuk was initially free under travel restricitons. However, on February 11, 2021, he was arrested and remanded in a pre-trial prison. His trial opened in Brest on April 7, 2021.

On May 21, 2021, Judge Andrei Hrushko of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Kalishuk to 3 1/2 years in a medium-security penal colony.

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