Andrei Kolas

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom


Date of birth: 14 January 1981

Date of detention: 11 June 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism committed by a group of persons

Sentence: 3 years

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

Judge: Ina Klyshpach

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 48

Andrei Kolas is a resident of Brest sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open correctional facility ("khimiya") in a criminal case for hanging a protest effigy (Part 2 of Article 339 of the Criminal Code, hooliganism committed by a group of persons).

According to the investigation, on October 23, 2020, Yuliya Bodak and Volha Zavadskaya made effigies out of garbage bags, plastic bottles and dry vegetation and brought them to the place of "execution" outside Brest. Andrei Kolas hung it together with an "unidentified person", whom he met in a Telegram chat.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 48. 213765, Asipovičy, vulica Sumchanki 38

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