sentenced to 1 year of restricted freedom
Date of birth: 4 August 1993
Date of detention: 5 May 2021
Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Sentence: 1 year
Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Prison: Open correctional facility No. 49
Yauhen Tsitou was sentenced to 1 year of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary by the Zhlobin District Court.
He was found guilty under Art. 370 of the Criminal Code (insulting the state symbols) for removing the state flag from a government building.