Eduard Zhdanko

sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison


Date of birth: 23 December 1997

Date of detention: 24 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 363 of the Criminal Code — Resistance to a police officer or other person guarding public order

Sentence: 3 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Mikalai Kmita

Prosecutor: Sviatlana Pasemka

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Eduard Zhdanko was sentenced to three and a half years in prison under Part 2 of Article 363 of the Criminal Code (resistance to police officers).

According to the indictment, during a protest on August 9, 2020, Zhdanko obstructed the lawful activities of servicemen of the internal troops. He took a piece of paved tile and threw at the soldiers who were dispersing the protest, and hit one of the soldiers in the shoulder. This injury did not lead to any health disorders.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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