Robert Kuzniatsou

sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 26 October 1983

Date of detention: 10 August 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 361 of the Criminal Code — Calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Halina Bondal

Prison: Penal colony No. 22

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Robert Kuzniatsou was sentenced in a closed-door trial to five years of imprisonment in a medium-securty penal colony for ‘insulting the President’ ‘calling for a seizure of power and sanctions against Belarus’, ‘inciting hatred’, and ‘desecrating state symbols’ on the internet under Part 1 of Article 368, Part 3 of Article 361, Part 1 of Article 130, and Article 370 of the Criminal Code.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 22. 225295, Brest region, Ivacevičy, station Damanava, PO Box 20

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