sentenced to 2 years in prison
Date of birth: 3 November 1994
Date of detention: 21 April 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Dzmitryi Karsiuk
Prosecutor: Artsiom Tsviatkou
Maksim Tsishkevich was sentenced to two years in a general-security penal colony in a criminal case of "group actions that grossly violate public order" (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).
According to the indictment, on the night of August 9, 2020, Maksim Tsishkevich joined other protesters in central Minsk, where he wakled on the road, shouted slogans, clapped his hands loudly and waved his arms, as well as showed offensive signs to police officers.