Date of birth: 22 January 1984
Date of detention: 29 April 2022
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Judge: Sviatlana Kuzmichonak
Prison: Open correctional facility No. 29
Artsyom Leshnevsky is an engineer. On February 2, 2022, the Orša district and Orša city court Judge Sviatlana Kuzmichonak found Artsyom guilty of committing a crime under Article 369 of the Criminal Code (insulting a government official) and sentenced him to 2.5 years in an open-type penitentiary.