Ivan Kiryk


Date of birth: 19 October 1965

Date of detention: 23 February 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 23 February 2022

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 49

In February 2022, the Minsk Zavodsky District Court sentenced Ivan Kiryk to two (2) years of imprisonment with referral to an open-type correctional facility for insulting a government official (Article 369 of the Criminal Code).

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 49. 213010, Škloŭ, vulica Maladziožnaja 2B

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