Yan Salanovich

ex-BSUIR student

Date of birth: 1 Jun 1999

Date of detention: 1 Nov 2020

Yan Salanovich

Yan Salanovich is a former fourth year student of Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR) and employee of the KGB’s research and technology center.

On November 1, he was detained in a peaceful rally in Minsk and taken to the Partyzanski District Police Department. According to his mother, he was interrogated and intimidated there, as a result of which he confessed to 15 counts of participation in peaceful assemblies in August, September and October 2020. As a result, he was sentenced to 86 days of administrative detention.

As of December 15, Yan was ordered to serve 115 days after standing 8 trials.

On January 25, Yan Salanovich was released after spending 87 days in detention. The authorities failed to provide explanation for the unexpected decision.

A few days before his release, Salanovich was expelled from BSUIR for “academic failure.”

Addresses of prisons:

  • Pre-trial detention center No. 1
    220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2
    8 017 218-79-05
    119 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 7
    224030, Brest, vulica Savieckich pamiežnikaŭ 37
    8 017 218-79-01
    19 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 8
    222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A
    23 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 6
    225413, Baranavičy, vulica Bresckaja 258B
    15 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center of KGB
    220050, Minsk, Main Post Office, subscriber box 8
    4 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 3
    246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A
    8 persons
  • Prison No. 1
    230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1
    6 persons
  • Prison No. 4
    212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A
    5 persons
  • Penal colony No. 17
    213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 9
    213410, Horki, vulica Dabraliubava 16
    1 person
  • Center for Isolation of Offenders
    220089, Minsk, 1-y zavulak Akrescina 36
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 2
    213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1
    2 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 2
    210026, Viciebsk, vulica Gagaryna 2
    6 persons
  • Penal colony No. 1
    211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8
    1 person
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