Dzmitry Rezanovich

Sentenced to 19 years in the high security prison

Date of birth: 12 November 1989

Date of detention: 29 October 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 295 of the Criminal Code — Unlawful acts against firearms, ammunition and explosives
Art. 289 of the Criminal Code — An act of terrorism

Sentence: 19 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Viachaslau Tuleika

Prison: Penal colony No. 22

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

Dzmitry Rezanovich is an activist of the anarchist movement. He was detained while crossing the border of Belarus on the night of October 28-29, 2020.

He, together with Dzmitry Dubouski, Ihar Alinevich and Siarhei Ramanau, was charged under a number of articles for setting fire to government officials’ vehicles, the building of the traffic police and the state committee of expertise in the Homieĺ region:

  • Part 2 of Art. 289 (Act of terrorism);
  • Parts 2 and 4 of Art. 295 (Illegal actions regarding firearms, ammunition and explosives).

On December 22, the Minsk Regional Court sentenced Dzmitry Dubouski to 19 years in the high security prison.

18 to 20 years in prison: anarchists sentenced in Minsk

On December 22, the Minsk Regional Court announced the verdict in the criminal case against the anarchists Dzmitry Dubouski, Dzmitry Rezanovich, Ihar Alinevich and Siarhei Ramanau.


Mail address: Penal colony No. 22. 225295, Brest region, Ivacevičy, station Damanava, PO Box 20

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