Yury Ulasau

activist of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's presidential campaign, sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison

Date of birth: 31 August 1967

Date of detention: 6 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 292 of the Criminal Code – Takeover of buildings and structures

Sentence: 6 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksei Khlyshchankou

Prosecutor: Mikushyn, Astapenka

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Godparent: Rasa Juknevičienė, member of the European Parliament

Yury Ulasau is a proxy of presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in the Homieĺ region.

He was arrested on August 6, 2020, in Homieĺ. His apartment was searched as part of a criminal case. On November 15, 2019, Ulasau allegedly insulted police officers.

Yury Ulasau was later charged under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "participation in riots."

On May 4, 2021, Judge Aliaksei Khlyshchankou of the Čyhunačny District Court of Homieĺ found the activist guilty under Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in mass riots), Article 292 of the Criminal Code (seizure of buildings) and Part 1 of Article 369 of the Criminal Code (insulting a government official). Ulasau was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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