Artsiom Zavada


Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Andrei Hrushko

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 7

Cases: Пратэсты Брэст

Artsiom Zavada was sentenced to two years' imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

On April 5, 2024, Judge Andrei Hrushko found Zavada guilty under Article 342 of the Criminal Code for participation in the protests in Brest on the night of August 10-11, 2020. 

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 7. 224030, Brest, vulica Savieckich pamiežnikaŭ 37

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