Yauhen Klimau

sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 21 October 1996

Date of detention: 30 December 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 361 of the Criminal Code — Calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Ruslan Tsaruk

Prosecutor: Yuliya Kanapelkina

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Evgeny Klimov from Pietrykaŭ was sentenced to 5 years in a medium-security penal colony. He was found guilty of leading an extremist formation, namely the Pietrykaŭ 97% Telegram channel (Part 1 of Article 361-1 of the Criminal Code). In addition, Evgeny was found guilty of inciting social hatred for reposting a message about the riot police from the telegram channel "Nexta" (Article 130 of the Criminal Code).

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