Pavel Kharytonau

sentenced to imprisonment


Date of birth: 5 July 1978

Date of detention: 28 June 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 361-2 of the Criminal Code — Financing the activities of an extremist group

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Zhanna Brysina

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

Pavel Kharytonau was arrested on charges under Article 361-2 of the Criminal Code ('Financing extremist activities') for donations to initiatives that were later recognized as "extremist formations".

On January 23, 2023, Judge Zhanna Brysina sentenced Pavel in Minsk City Court to five years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony. Pavel was also imposed a fine of 500 basic units.

On April 28, 2023, his sentence came into force after appeal.

The political prisoner was escorted to the penal colony No. 3 Vitsba.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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