Tsimur Khairulin

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 30 March 1983

Date of detention: 30 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 25 October 2023

Judge: Alena Ananich

Tsimur Khairulin was detained for publishing comments on the Internet in connection with the deaths of IT worker Andrei Zeltser and KGB agent Dzmitry Fedasiuk.

On August 5, 2022, the Minsk Municipal Court sentenced a political prisoner: he was found guilty of ‘insulting a government official’ (Article 369 of the Criminal Code) and ‘inciting hatred’ (Article 130 of the Criminal Code and sentenced to 2.5 years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

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