Maksim Pauliushchyk

sentenced to 2 years in prison

Date of birth: 21 November

Date of detention: 20 October 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code - Hooliganism committed by a group of persons

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Yuliya Blizniuk

Prosecutor: Alina Kasiyanchyk

Prison: Penal colony No. 22

Maksim Pauliushchyk. Photo:

Maksim Pauliushchyk was detained for painting the phrase "We Will Not Forget" on a pavement near the memorial to Aliaksandr Taraikouski, who was killled during the post-election protests.

Maksim was charged under Part 2 of Art. 339 (hooliganism) and Part 2 of Art. 218 of the Criminal Code (intentional destruction or damage to property committed in a socially dangerous manner and causing damage on a large scale).

On December 8, the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk sentenced Maksim Pauliushchyk to two years in prison.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 22. 225295, Brest region, Ivacevičy, station Damanava, PO Box 20

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