Uladzislau Mikhalap

HR at the PandaDoc software company

Date of birth: 16 May 1990

Date of detention: 2 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 4 of Art. 209 of the Criminal Code - Fraud committed by an organized group or on a large scale

Date of release: 13 October 2020

*Uladzislau Mikhalap is HR at the PandaDoc software company. He was arrested on September 2 and taken into custody as a suspect in a criminal case under Part 4 of Art. 210 of the Criminal Code (theft through abuse of official capacity). On the same day, his apartment and office were searchedPandaDoc founder Mikita Mikada publicly condemned the political repression in Belarus. In response to the events of August 6-11, Mikada and his business partner Siarhei Barysiuk launched an initiative called Protect Belarus to help law enforcement officers who lost their jobs after refusing to carry out criminal orders.

Mikhalap was held in pre-trial detention center No. 1 in Minsk.

On September 11, he was charged with "fraud committed by an organized group or on a large scale" (Part 4 of Article 209 of the Criminal Code).

*On October 13, Mikhalap was released from pre-trial detention.

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