Yauhen Karalchuk

sentenced to 1 year of restricted freedom, released

Date of birth: 19 March 1990

Date of detention: 5 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code β€” Desecration of state symbols

Sentence: 1 year

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 5 July 2021

Date of release: 16 September 2021

Prosecutor: Halina Sniuk

Yauhen Karalchuk is a resident of Stolin, convicted on 23 April 2021 for desecration of the national flag (Article 370 of the Criminal Code) to one year of restricted freedom in an open-type correctional facility.

Yauhen grabbed the flag hanging on the mall and it fell down.

On July 5, 2021, he was sent to serve his sentence in open-type correctional facility No. 46.

On September 16, 2021, the convict was pardoned and released.

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