sentenced to 2 years in prison
Date of birth: 13 October 1979
Date of detention: 28 July 2021
Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prison: Prison No. 1
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.