Piotr Drazdou

BSU professor, sentenced to 3 years of freedom restriction


Date of detention: 26 December 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 20 June 2022

Judge: Lidziya Tselitsa

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 21

Piotr Drazdou holds a Ph.D. in economics, he is a professor of logistics at the Belarusian State University. Drazdou was detained on December 26, 2021, and kept in pre-trial detention facility until the sentencing in a criminal case on ‘group actions grossly violating the public order’ (Article 342 of the Criminal Code) on March 10, 2022.

Drazdou was sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open-type penal facility. He began serving his sentence on June 20, 2022.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 21. 247783, Mazyr, buĺvar Junactva, 24

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