Ivan Datsyshyn

student, sentenced to 4 years in prison

Date of birth: 30 December 1999

Date of detention: 30 October 2020

Charges indicted:

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: Valeryi Hadunou

Prison: Penal colony No. 22

Godparent: Michel Dagbert, Member of the French Senate

Ivan Datsyshyn

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.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 22. 225295, Brest region, Ivacevičy, station Damanava, PO Box 20

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