Art. 369 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a government official
Sentence: 1 year
Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")
Judge: Vasil Halkouski
Iryna Barzdova is a resident of Babrujsk convicted of insulting police officers.
On May 26, 2021, the Babrujsk District and City Court sentenced Barzdova to one year of home confinement for insulting two local police officers in a Telegram comment.
In court, Barzdova admitted that she posted the comment, but noted that she did not consider it offensive.