Artsiom Mikhaltsou

sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 3 February 1993

Date of detention: 1 May 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting a government official

Sentence: 2 years

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

Prison sentence start date: 1 May 2022

Date of release: 20 March 2024

Judge: Yaraslau Paremski

Artsiom Mikhaltsou was convicted of ‘insulting a government official’ under Article 369 of the Criminal Code and sentenced to 24 months of restricted freedom in an open-type penal facility.

He has started to serve his sentence.

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