Ihar Buzuk

sentenced to 2 years in prison

Date of birth: 13 October 1979

Date of detention: 28 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 28 July 2021

Prison: Penal colony No. 15

Ihar Buzuk is an entrepreneur based in Hrodna.

He was sentenced by the Kastryčnicki District Court of Hrodna to two years of imprisonment in a penal colony under Art. 370 of the Criminal Code (insulting state symbols). Buzuk was convicted of hanging a white-red-white flag on the WWII memorial complex "Mound of Glory".

The man was arrested in July 2021 while trying to leave Belarus.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 15. 213105, Mahilioŭ, Viejna, Slaŭharadskaja šaša 183

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