entrepreneur, sentenced to 2 years in prison
Date of birth: 2 June 1972
Date of detention: 1 February 2021
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code - Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Aliaksandr Volk
Prosecutor: Uladzimir Rabau
Prison: Penal colony No. 17
Andrei Ivaniushyn is a member of a motorcycle club based in Minsk. He was accused of violence against a police officer (Art. 364 of the Criminal Code).
The incident took place on September 19, 2020, near the Europa shopping center, when unknown people detained one of the motorcyclists and the others started defending him. Afanasyeu was detained on February 1, 2021. Two more people, Mikita Tratsiakevich and Mikita Afanasyeu, were detained earlier.
On February 26, 2021, Ivaniushyn was sentenced by the Saviecki District Court of Minsk to two and a half years in a general-security penal colony.