deputy chief accountant at TUT.BY, released
Date of birth: 26 April 1976
Date of detention: 18 May 2021
Art. 243 of the Criminal Code — Evasion of taxes and fees
Statement on the status of a political prisoner
Godparent: Anja Reinalter, member of the German Bundestag
Maryia Novik is deputy chief accountant at TUT.BY.
She was detained on May 18, 2021, in the framework of a criminal case initiated against TUT.BY for tax evasion on an especially large scale (Part 2 of Article 243 of the Criminal Code).
On March 11, 2022, Maryia Novik, TUT.BY deputy director Iryna Rybalka, and chief accountant of TUT.BY Anzhela Asad were released from pre-trial detention center. However, they are all under a non-disclosure agreement and undertaking not to leave the country. The earlier charges were not dropped.