Date of detention: 20 Oct 2020
art. 218 of the Criminal Code - Intentional destruction or damage to property committed in a generally dangerous manner or causing damage on a large scale
Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code - Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
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.