Ivan Puzdrou

Date of birth: 9 March 1979

Date of detention: 8 March 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 18 July 2023

Judge: Alena Ananich

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

Ivan Puzdrou was convicted by Minsk City Court under Part 1 of Article 130 ('Incitement to hatred'), Part 1 of Article 368 ('Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus'), Article 369 ('Insulting a government official') of the Criminal Code. The trial was presided over by Judge Alena Ananich from May 10 to May 15, 2023.

The place of detention is being specified.

      On August 4, 2023, Ivan was added to the list of individuals involved in extremist activities, which includes Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons.

      On August 31, 2023, the KGB added Ivan to the list of individuals involved in terrorist activities.

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