Siarhei Borshch

Date of birth: 22 December 1980

Date of detention: 21 July 2022

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: the outcome of the trial is unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Maksim Trusevich

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 2

Siarhei Borshch is a Russian citizen. He was arrested on July 21, 2022. On July 24, a ‘repentant’ video appeared, where the man tells that he took part in the rally and went onto the road surface, and was also subscribed to the ‘destructive’ Nexta Telegram channel.

Borshch was accused of ‘group actions that grossly violated the public order’ under Article 342 of the Criminal Code.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 2. 210026, Viciebsk, vulica Haharyna 2

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