Artsiom Miadzvedski

sushi chef

Date of birth: 5 Aug 1997

Date of detention: 19 Oct 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Artsiom Miadzvedski is a protester arrested on October 19 after he was identified in a video from the protests near the Riga shopping center in Minsk. Artsiom faced charges under Article 293 of the Criminal Code ("mass riots"). Then the charge was reclassified as “group actions which gravely breach public order” (Article 342 of the Criminal Code). The charge stems from an August 10 protest near the Puškinskaja metro station in Minsk. In particular, Artsiom allegedly rolled a stone onto the road, which obstructed traffic.

On January 15, Judge Tatsiana Shotsik of the Lieninski District Court of Minsk sentenced Artsiom Miadzvedski to three years of “restricted freedom” in an open-type penal facility, so called “khimiya”. The convict was released in the courtroom to await appeal hearing.

Addresses of prisons:

  • Pre-trial detention center No. 1
    220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2
    8 017 218-79-05
    119 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 7
    224030, Brest, vulica Savieckich pamiežnikaŭ 37
    8 017 218-79-01
    19 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 8
    222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A
    23 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 6
    225413, Baranavičy, vulica Bresckaja 258B
    15 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center of KGB
    220050, Minsk, Main Post Office, subscriber box 8
    4 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 3
    246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A
    8 persons
  • Prison No. 1
    230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1
    6 persons
  • Prison No. 4
    212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A
    5 persons
  • Penal colony No. 17
    213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 9
    213410, Horki, vulica Dabraliubava 16
    1 person
  • Center for Isolation of Offenders
    220089, Minsk, 1-y zavulak Akrescina 36
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 2
    213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1
    2 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 2
    210026, Viciebsk, vulica Gagaryna 2
    6 persons
  • Penal colony No. 1
    211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8
    1 person
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