sentenced to 3 years in prison
Date of birth: 27 June 2002
Date of detention: 19 July 2021
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Sviataslau Kalina
Prosecutor: Aliaksei Baranouski, Sharko
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 7
Dzmitry Kniazeu is a resident of Brest, a defendant in a criminal case of mass riots (Part 2, Article 293 of the Criminal Code) opened after the post-election protests of August 2020.
Prior to the trial, he was free but under travel restrictions. On the firts day of the trial, July 19, 2021, Kniazeu was taken into custody and remaded in a pre-trial detention center.
On August 12, 2021, Judge Sviataslau Kalina of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced him to 3 years in prison.