Yan Nikishkin

Date of birth: 9 August 1994

Date of detention: 30 August 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code β€” Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 10 December 2022

Judge: Anzhela Kastsiukevich

Yan Nikishkin is a defendant in a criminal case under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (Organization or active participation in group actions grossly violating public order).

He was detained on August 30, 2021 and sentenced to 15 days in prison under Art. 19.1 of the Administrative Code (distribution of extremist materials). However, after serving the sentence, he was not released, but was taken into custody in the frames of a criminal case.

On December 31, 2021, Yan was found guilty under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code and sentenced to 1 year and 6 months in prison.

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