student, sentenced to 4 years in prison
Date of birth: 30 December 1999
Date of detention: 30 October 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Sentence: 4 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Tatsiana Pirozhnikava
Prosecutor: Valery Hadunou
Prison: Penal colony No. 22
Ivan Datsyshyn is a 21-year-old fourth-year student of the Faculty of Radiophysics and Computer Technology at the Belarusian State University.
On the night of August 11, 2020, he escaped detention in Minsk's Dziarzhynski Avenue. During the incident, Ivan Datssyshyn reportedly threw a rock at a police bus. He said he did it because he wanted the police to leave and not detain anyone.
On March 9, 2021, the Maskoŭski District Court began hearing Ivan's case. Two policemen, who were called victims in the case, said they had no claims against the defendant.
On March 18, Judge Tatsiana Pirozhnikava of the Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk found Datsyshyn guilty under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code and sentenced him to four years in a medium-security penal colony.