Siarhei Alsheuski

financial director of Press Club Belarus, released

Date of birth: 15 May 1984

Date of detention: 22 December 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 243 of the Criminal Code - Evasion of taxes and fees

Siarhei Alsheuski is financial director at Press Club Belarus.

Alsheuski was detained on December 22 at the Press Club office in Minsk. His country house was searched (his wife was there at the time), after which all laptops, his wife's laptop and all her bank cards were taken. After the detention, Alsheuski was taken for questioning to the Department of Financial Investigations.

First, Alsheuski was placed in a detention facility and then transferred to pre-trial detention center No. 1, where he is currently being held.

On December 31, it became known that Siarhei Alsheuski was charged under Part 2 of Article 243 of the Criminal Code - Evasion of taxes and fees on an especially large scale.

On August 19, 2021, Alsheuski was released after spending eight months in pre-trial detention.

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