Natallia Barynava

sentenced to 1 year in prison, released

Date of birth: 12 August 1985

Date of detention: 18 November 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code - Hooliganism committed by a group of persons

Sentence: 1 year

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 26 July 2021

Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk

Natallia Barynava was detained on November 18, 2020 in the case of blocking railways and hanging police effigies. She was charged under Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism).

Barynava was convicted for hanging an effigy with a sign reading “OMON” (“riot police”).

On May 18, 2021, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Barynava under Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code to 1 year in a general-security penal colony.

The prisoner was released on July 26, 2021, after serving her entire sentence.

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