sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison
Date of birth: 1 May 1967
Date of detention: 1 February 2021
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code - Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Sentence: 15 months
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prison: Penal colony No. 22
Uladzimir Shynkevich was found guilty on defamation charges and sentenced to one year and three months in a general-security penal colony.
According to the investigation, Uladzimir Shynkevich posted a humiliating post attacking Lukashenka on the Odnoklassniki social network. It is unknown what exactly the post contained, as the case was considered in a closed trial.