Artsiom Khvashcheuski

football manager, sentenced to 1 year in prison

Date of birth: 29 December 1989

Date of detention: 15 August 2020

Charges indicted:

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.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

Addresses of prisons:

      What should I know and how to help?

      ✉️ Write a letter. Make a scan of your letter or postcard and share it online

      🤝 Please use the Russian (or Belarusian) name of the prison

      💡 Foreign-language messages may be blocked, so attach a translation (e.g.

      💡 More tips here