Mikalai Fedarenka

served full term, released

Date of birth: 2 July 1986

Date of detention: 6 June 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: 1 1/2 years

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

Date of release: 5 December 2022

Judge: Sviataslau Kalina

Mikalai Fedarenka is a defendant in the Brest "dancing protest" trial opened after the events of September 13, 2020, when the protesters danced at an intersection and were dispersed by a water cannon.

Fedarenka was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order).

On February 25, 2021, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Mikalai Fedarenka to 1 1/2 years in an open correctional facility ("khimiya").

The political prisoner served his sentence in full and was released on December 5, 2022.

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