Pavlo Kupriyenko

sentenced to 7 years imprisonment


Date of birth: 27 February 1968

Date of detention: 12 November 2022

Charges indicted:

Article 358-1 of the Criminal Code — Agent activity

Sentence: 7 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Ruslan Tsaruk

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

On March 9, 2023, the Homieĺ Regional Court convicted Pavlo Kupriyenko, a citizen of Ukraine, under Article 358-1 of the Criminal Code of Belarus ('Inteligence activities') and sentenced him to seven years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony.

Besides, in the case of "undercover activity for the benefit of Ukraine", Taras Machynski from the Homieĺ region was accused of 'high treason' under Part 1 of Article 356 of the Criminal Code and sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony. Dzmitryi Salavianchyk was found guilty of "concealing traces of a serious crime" under Part 1 of Article 405 of the Criminal Code and fined 400 basic fines (14,800 Belarusian rubles). Judge Ruslan Tsaruk handed down such a sentence. The trial started on February 14, 2023, and was held behind closed doors.

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

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