Viktar Hrynko


Date of birth: 23 July 1986

Date of detention: 21 October 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Part 1 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism
Art. 361-2 of the Criminal Code — Financing the activities of an extremist group
Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Vera Halaukova

Prison: Penal colony No. 17

Notes: Антываенны пераслед

Viktar Hrynko is a former employee of BelVEB Bank. He was convicted on June 15, 2023 by the Minsk City Court under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code (insulting Lukashenka), Part 2 of Article 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism), Part 2 of Article 361-4 of the Criminal Code (promoting extremist activities), Article 361-2 of the Criminal Code (financing the activity of an extremist group). The case was considered by the judge Vera Halaukova.

Yury Nestsiarenka, Ihar Tsikach, Ihar Tsiaptseyeu, Uladzimir Savelyeu were convicted together with Viktar Hrynko on that day.

On September 14, 2023, the judge Edgar Martsirasyan heard an appeal against the sentences.

In early October 2022, unknown persons hung a white-red-white flag and the flag of Ukraine on a power pole in the Maskoŭski district of the capital. In the course of operative searches, police officers detained six Minsk citizens, aged 34-36. One of them was Viktar.

It is known that the man was sentenced to imprisonment, but the place of confinement is unknown.

      On October 20, 2023, the Ministry of Internal Affairs added Viktar to the "list of extremists".

Mail address: Penal colony No. 17. 213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8

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