Maksim Zinevich

sentenced to 4 years in prison

Date of birth: 21 September 2001

Date of detention: 19 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Andrei Hrushko

Prosecutor: Aliaksandr Batsiushka, Andrei Manko

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Maksim Zinevich was wounded in the leg by a rubber bullet during a protest on August 10 in Brest. On August 25, he was detained on suspicion of involvement in riots.

Zinevich was charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "mass riots".

On May 21, 2021, Judge Andrei Hrushko of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Zinevich to 4 years in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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