Yury Kastsiuk

sentenced to 1 year of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 6 December 1997

Date of detention: 25 February 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code - Desecration of state symbols

Sentence: 1 year

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 29

Yury Kastsiuk is a resident of Brest convicted of insulting the state symbols (Art. 370 of the Criminal Code).

According to the investigation, on September 4, 2020, Yury Kastsiuk pulled the state flag on the building of the Maladziožnaja Hotel in Brest. As a result, the pole was broken and the flag fell to the ground.

The hotel administration estimated the financial loss at 58 rubles.

On February 16, 2021, Judge Aliaksandr Semianchuk of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Kastsiuk to one year of restricted freedom in an open correctional facility (so-called "khimiya").

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 29. 230415, Vaŭkavysk, vulica Rakasouskaha 118

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