Pavel Babchanok

entrepreneur, sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 13 December 1974

Date of detention: 8 February 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code β€” Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 28 November 2023

Judge: Vasil Biahun

Pavel Babchanok was sentenced to two years of imprisonment in a penal colony under Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code for ‘inciting hatred’ with a comment posted on a social network on bringing to justice those guilty of crimes against rights and freedoms in the future.

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