Siarhei Malanchuk

Date of birth: 28 March 1986

Date of detention: 21 June 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official

Sentence: 2 years

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

Judge: Ruslan Huryn

Prosecutor: A. Antanovich

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 46

Siarhei Malanchuk is a resident of Hrodna, sentenced to two years of restricted freedom in an open-type correctional facility for contempt of a government official (Art 369 of the Criminal Code).

Siarhei was accused of insulting the former Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Karayeu in a Telegram chat. According to the investigation, with his comment, Malanchuk "infringed on the authority of state power and humiliated the honor and dignity of Major-General Yury Karayeu."

On 21 June 2021 Siarhei began to serve his sentence.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 46. 213188, Kruhlaje, vulica Savieckaja, 96

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