sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom
Date of birth: 24 March 1980
Date of detention: 4 February 2021
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Prison sentence start date: 4 February 2021
Date of release: 28 January 2023
Mikhail Hladysh was sentenced on November 20, 2020 by the Pieršamajski District Court of Viciebsk to two years of restricted freedom (so-called “khimiya”) under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code (insult of an official).
Hladysh was accused of insulting special police unit commander in a Telegram chat called "Viciebsk for Living".
In early February 2021, the convict was sent to serve his sentence in open correctional facility No. 39 in Krupki.