Maksim Kruk

production designer

Date of detention: 2 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 3 years

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

Judge: Maryna Klimchuk

Prison: Released awaiting the commencement of the sentence

Maksim Kruk is a set designer collaborating with the cultural center Korpus.

Kruk was detained on September 2, 2021 after a police raid on the Korpus art space. After 10 days of administrative imprisonment, he was not released but was arrested as part of a criminal case under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions grossly violating public order). The charge stems from his involvement in the August 2020 protests.

On December 17, Maryna Klimchuk sentenced Maksim Kruk to 3 years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them).

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