sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 26 June 1996
Date of detention: 30 September 2020
Part 1 of Article 13 and Article 293 of the Criminal Code — Preparation for mass riots
Sentence: 3 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Viktoryia Shabunia
Prosecutor: Artsiom Tsviatkou
Prison: Penal colony No. 1
Godparent: Hildegard Bentele, member of the European Parliament
Yan Falkin was detained on September 30, 2020. His apartment was searched, during which a laptop, a mobile phone and a walkie-talkie were confiscated.
Yan was charged under Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in riots).
On July 19, 2021, Judge Viktoryia Shabunia of the Centraĺny District Court of Minsk sentenced Falkin to 3 1/2 years in a medium-security penal colony.