Date of birth: 1 February 1982
Date of detention: 27 June 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Prison sentence start date: 27 June 2021
Judge: Hanna Leusik
Prison: Open correctional facility No. 17
Yury Sedzianeuski, a resident of Hrodna, was sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open-type correctional facility under Article 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against police officers) and Article 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions that grossly violate public order).
The case was brought over the events of 6 September 2020 in Hrodna. According to the indictment, Yury Sedzianeuski and his brother Uladzimir Sedzianeuski grossly violated public order during the protests by threatening and using violence against police officers. There were 11 injured policemen in the case.
Yury did not plead guilty. On 27 June 2021, he started serving his sentence in open-type correctional facility No. 17.