Ruslan Sinkevich

Date of birth: 13 December 1991

Date of detention: 21 October 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 361-1 of the Criminal Code — Creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a maximum-security penal colony

Judge: Alena Shylko

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Ruslan Sinkevich was detained on October 21, 2021 in Minsk. On September 14, 2022, the verdict in Sinkevich's criminal case was handed down. He was charged under Article 361-1 ('Creation of an extremist formation or participation in it') and Article 342 ('Active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order') of the Criminal Code. The trial was held behind closed doors and sentenced Sinkevich to four (4) years of imprisonment in a high-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 2. 213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1

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