sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 10 August 2000
Date of detention: 24 September 2020
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Andrei Mlechka
Prison: Penal colony No. 3
Yauhen Charvinski is a resident of Minsk. On November 24, 2020, he was sentenced to two and a half years in a general-security penal colony under Article 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against a police officer).
Charvinski was accused of taking part in an unauthorized protest on September 23, and spraying a pepper spray while fleeing from riot police. It is known that Charvinski was severely beaten during his detention. He was diagnozed with a craniocerebral trauma and numerous bruises on the face.