culture researcher, released
Date of birth: 5 August 1962
Date of detention: 18 May 2021
Art. 243 of the Criminal Code — Evasion of taxes and fees
Yuliya Charniauskaya is a culture researcher and widow of TUT.BY founder Yury Zisser.
She was detained on May 18, 2021, in the framework of a criminal case initiated against TUT.BY for tax evasion on an especially large scale (Part 2 of Article 243 of the Criminal Code).
After her home was searched, the woman complained of a heart condition and was escorted to a hospital. After leaving the hospital on the same day, her whereabouts were unknown for more than 24 hours. Later it became known that Charniauskaya was placed under house arrest.
On January 13, 2022, Yuliya Charniauskaya was released from house arrest. According to preliminary information, she is still charged in a criminal case of tax evasion on a large scale.