Uladzimir Tryfonau

sentenced to 14 years imprisonment

Date of birth: 6 December 1964

Date of detention: 2 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 356 of the Criminal Code — High treason

Sentence: 14 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Valiantsina Ziankevich

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Uladzimir Tryfonau was convicted under Part 1 of Article 356 ('Treason') and Part 2 of Article 295 ('Illegal actions with firearms, ammunition, and explosives') of the Criminal Code. The details of the case are unknown, as the trial was held behind closed doors, and the criminal case is classified.

On February 24, 2023, Uladzimir Tryfanau and Volha Salamenik were added to the 'List of extremists'.

On October 26, 2022, the Minsk City Court sentenced the political prisoner to 14 years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony. Judge Valiantsina Ziankevich tried the case.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 2. 213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1

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