sentenced to 2 years in prison
Date of birth: 12 November 2000
Date of detention: 18 March 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prison: Penal colony No. 17
Dzmitry Novik is a resident of Žlobin sentenced to 2 years in a general-security penal colony under Art. 342 (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order) and under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against the police).
Novik was accused of attending a protest on the night of August 9 and grossly violating public order, obstructing public transport and walking on the road. He also called on others not to obey the demands of the police and shouted slogans. He allegedly actively resisted police officers, threw stones and bottles at them, and hit their gear.
Novik was convicted on March 18, 2021.