Yury Bialko

military engineer, sentenced to 9 years in prison

Date of birth: 15 March 1983

Date of detention: 29 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Art. 218 of the Criminal Code - Intentional destruction or damage to property committed in a generally dangerous manner or causing damage on a large scale

Sentence: 9 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Dzmitry Astapenka

Prosecutor: Aliaksandr Ramanovich

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Yury Bialko was detained in the fall of 2020 in connection with the case of participation in mass riots.

He was subsequently charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "mass riots".

First, Yury Bialko was placed in the detention center in Akrescin Street, then transferred to pre-trial detention center No. 1, and eventually to the pre-trial detention center in Žodzina.

On July 19, 2021, Judge Dzmitry Astapenka sentenced Bialko to nine years in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 1. 220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2

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