Yury Nahorny

sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 16 November 1986

Date of detention: 10 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting a government official

Sentence: 2 years

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

Date of release: 20 September 2023

Yury Nahorny was sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom for commenting on a photo of a police officer.

In September 2023 Yury served his sentence in full and was released from jail.


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