Yauhen Kushniarou

sentenced to imprisonment


Date of birth: 15 April 1986

Date of detention: 27 March 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: unknown

Judge: Sviatlana Lukyanava

Yauhen Kushniarou was convicted and sentenced to imprisonment by the Dobrush District Court (Homieĺ region) under Article 370 ('Desecration of the state symbols') and Part 1 of Article 367 ('Defamation against the president of Belarus') of the Criminal Code. On March 27, 2023, the case was considered by Judge Sviatlana Lukyanava.

On June 23, 2023, Yauhen Kushniarou was included in the 'List of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons involved in extremist activities'.

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