proxy of presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, sentenced to 6 years in prison
Date of birth: 12 July 1966
Date of detention: 6 August 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Sentence: 6 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Aliaksei Khlyshchankou
Prosecutor: Mikushyn, Astapenka
Prison: Penal colony No. 4
Tatsiana Kaneuskaya is a proxy of presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Homieĺ.
In the evening of August 6, 2020, Tatsiana Kaneuskaya's house was searched, and in the morning security officers came to Kaneuskaya's house with a second search. The woman was arrested.
She was charged under Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "organization of riots."
On May 4, 2021, Judge Aliaksei Khlyshchankou of the Čyhunačny District Court of Homieĺ found the activist guilty under Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in mass riots) and under Article 292 of the Criminal Code (seizure of buildings). Kaneuskaya was sentenced to 6 years in a general-security penal colony.