sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment
Date of birth: 3 April 1991
Date of detention: 1 October 2021
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Siarhei Khrypach
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8
Siarhei Ryndzevich was arrested and remanded in pre-trial detention for commenting on social media on the deaths of Andrei Zeltser and a KGB officer on September 28, 2021.
Ryndzevich was charged with 'insulting a government official' under Article 369 of the Criminal Code and 'inciting social hatred' under Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code.
On October 28, 2022, the Minsk Municipal Court found the political pridoner guilty and sentenced him to 24 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony and a fine of 6,400 Belarusian rubles ($2,500).