Eduard Babaryka

head of Viktar Babaryka'a nomination group

Date of birth: 30 January 1990

Date of detention: 18 June 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Organization of riots
Art. 243 of the Criminal Code — Evasion of taxes and fees
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Godparent: Karl-Heinz Brunner, member of the German Bundestag

Eduard Babaryka

Eduard Babaryka is the head of the nomination group of presidential nominee Viktar Babaryka. He was detained on June 18, 2020, together with his father on their way to the CEC. The detention was carried out by the Department for Financial Investigations of the State Control Committee. Lawyers were not allowed to visit the detainees during the entire day. On the same day, Eduard Babaryka was placed in the KGB pre-trial detention center.

On June 21, Eduard Babaryka was charged under Art. 243 (tax evasion on a particularly large scale).

According to preliminary information, as of December 2021, Eduard is also a suspect under Art. 130 Part 3 (Incitement to hatred) and Art. 293 Part 1 (Organization of mass riots). Eduard's status in the criminal case related to alleged tax evasion remains unknown.

In the middle of February 2022, Eduard was again prolonged in custody. He will be kept in the Minsk pre-trial detention center until 14 April.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 1. 220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2

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