Dzianis Kireshchanka

sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison, released

Date of birth: 29 January 1984

Date of detention: 8 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 3 of Art. 293 of the Criminal code — Training or other preparation of persons for participation in mass riots, or financing of this activity

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 30 October 2021

Judge: Vasil Aliakhnovich

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Dzianis Kireshchanka was detained on August 8 as part of the "rioting case". At first he was kept in a remand prison in Kareličy, then he was transferred to Hrodna. Kireshchanka was charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code.

On December 29, 2020, Kireshchanka was sentenced to 1 year and 6 months in a general-security penal colony.

Kireshchanka was released on October 30, 2021.

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