Viarhili Ushak

Cameraman

Date of detention: 29 May 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Viarhili Ushak is a cameraman who filmed an election picket held in Hrodna on May 29. He was detained the same day and later charged under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order). According to his fiancée Nadzeya, Viarhili had never mey anyone from the "Country for Living" team or Tsikhanouskaya's nomination group.

*On July 29, Ushak was released on bail

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