Ruslan Shyla

sentenced to 1 year of restricted freedom, released

Date of detention: 5 January 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols

Sentence: 1 year

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

Date of release: 21 January 2022

Ruslan Shyla was sentenced by the Ivacevičy District Court of the Brest region to 1 year of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary under Art. 370 of the Criminal Code for desecrating a state symbol (cutting several flags).

 

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