sentenced to 5 years in prison
Date of birth: 16 July 1966
Date of detention: 30 August 2020
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code - Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 5 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Maryna Zapasnik
Prison: Penal colony No. 17
Siarhei Ratkevich was detained on August 30, 2020 in Minsk during a weekly Sunday protest.
Ratkevich was charged under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (violence or threat of violence against a police officer) for involvement in a clash with police officers who tried to arrest Aliaksei Charvinski.
On November 27, 2020, Judge Maryna Zapasnik of the Lieninski District Court of Minsk sentenced Ratkevich to 5 years in a general-security penal colony.