football manager, sentenced to 1 year in prison
Date of birth: 29 December 1989
Date of detention: 15 August 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 1 year
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Yuliya Blizniuk
Prosecutor: Alina Kasiyanchyk
Prison: Penal colony No. 1
Artsiom Khvashcheuski is a football manager. He has lived in Poland for the last nine years. Khvashcheuski is a former player of the amateur football club Minsk Cosmos, and later, after moving to Poland, he played in the Polish B-Class League. He studied at the AWF Wroclaw, working as a coach at a youth football club, and also dealt with videos for the Polish national team and Ekstraklasa.
He was charged with “organizing group actions which gravely breach public order” (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).
On January 15, 2021, the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk sentenced Khvashcheuski to one year in a general security penal colony.