Ivan Yanchuk


Date of birth: 7 July 1996

Date of detention: 26 September 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 7 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Siarhei Bieraziuk

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Ivan Yanchuk is a former security officer. At first, he was an investigator in Malaryta, later he transferred to Kobryn District Department of Internal Affairs as an investigator.

According to information from the GUBOPiK (Main Department for Combatting Organised Crime and Corruption) video, Ivan quit the security forces and started mining cryptocurrencies. According to security officials, Ivan transmitted information about his colleagues to various Telegram channels. Ivan is charged with violating Part 3 of Art. 130 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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