Siarhei Tratsiuk

sentenced to 4 years in prison

Date of birth: 28 November 1984

Date of detention: 24 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk, Vasil Aurusevich

Prosecutor: Fiodar Liashok, Andrei Manko

Prison: Prison No. 4

Siarhei Tratsiuk lives in Brest. Before the arrest, he worked as a turner. He loves metalworking and designing and has a mathematical mindset. He raises a 12-year-old daughter.

Tratsiuk became a defendant in a criminal case initiated under Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code ('Participation in riots') after the protests in Brest in August 2020.

On November 8, 2021, the Lieninsky District Court of Brest announced the verdict for one-fifth of the defendants in the case of “mass riots” in Brest during the events of August 9-10, 2020. Judge Aliaksandr Semianchuk found guilty all the 19 political prisoners involved in the case and sentenced Siarhei Tratsiuk to four years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony.

Since late March 2021, Siarhei Tratsiuk was in custody in remand prison #7 in Brest. On January 19, 2022, he was transferred to penal colony #22 in Brest region.

On July 7, 2023, the trial took place to change the security level of his imprisonment. By the decision of Judge Vasil Aurusevich, Siarhei was transferred to the prison security level in Mahilioŭ prison No. 4 before serving his sentence in full.

Mail address: Prison No. 4. 212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A

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